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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Cardigan, Prince Edward Island

Cardigan, a village, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, N. of Brudenell. Its precise location is N 4614', W 6237'.

This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to Cardigan. You can also search for information on other communities.

Municipal Government Information

The Municipality was incorporated in 1954 and has a population of 332.

Telephone: (902) 583-2198
Facsimile: (902) 583-3198
Address: PO Box 40, Cardigan, PE, C0A 1G0
Meetings: Second Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.
Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Aerial Photographs

Aerial photography courtesy of AirScapes. All aerial photographs are available for sale, as prints or slides; please contact AirScapes for details. You can also see a complete list of aerial photographs of the Island.


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Community Photographs

Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. .

Cardigan River Inn

Cardigan River Inn
Credit: 2001 Tim Canty
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1024 x 678 - 147K
Smallest library in Canada

Smallest library in Canada
Credit: 2009 Bev Holman
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Roseneath Bed and Breakfast

Roseneath Bed and Breakfast
Credit: 2009 Brenda Dewar
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1024 x 641 - 446K
Cardigan Consolidated School

Cardigan Consolidated School
Credit: 2007 Province of Prince Edward Island
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1024 x 685 - 620K

Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Cardigan


You can use our interactive maps to display maps of Cardigan and area.

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

The PEI Community Accounts has information about Cardigan.   Community Accounts provides a comprensive source of community, regional, and provincial data on social, environmental and economic topics

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

Cardigan falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Cardigan. They have detailed statistical information available for the Cardigan 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 Cardigan (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Cardigan (Village) was adopted 25 April 1946 on 11L/2.Incorporated as a Village in 1954.Status changed to Community by the Municipalities Act in 1983. Contains the Locality of Cardigan.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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