Ellerslie, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, NW. of Tyne Valley. Its precise location is N 46°36', W 63°57'.
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|The Geography of Ellerslie|
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Ellerslie falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 12. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 12 census subdivision for the following categories:
Education,Ethnicity,Family,Income,Labour Force,Population, and Shelter.
Information courtesy Statistics Canada.
|History of the Name|
The official history of the geographic name Ellerslie (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Ellerslie (Sett.,P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Ellerslie (Sett.) was confirmed 2 august 1944 on 11L?12.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality when Ellerslie became part of the Community of Ellerslie-Bideford in 1977. A settler named Wallace called his farm Ellerslie after Ellerslie, one of the manors of Sir william Wallace, the Scottish hero.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .