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Tignish, a village, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, N. of St. Felix. Its precise location is N 4657', W 6402'.

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

Municipal Government Information

The Municipality was incorporated in 1952 and has a population of 779.

Telephone: (902) 882-2600
Facsimile: (902) 882-2414
Address: PO Box 57, Tignish, PE, C0B 2B0
Meetings: Second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. 209 Phillip Street This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.
Email: karen@village.tignish.pe.ca
Website: http://www.tignish.com/

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.

Tignish Shore

Tignish Shore
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Tignish

Tignish
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Tignish

Tignish
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Tignish

Tignish
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 5 aerial photographs of Tignish in our Aerial Photo Gallery.

Community Photographs

Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. We are constantly adding to our collection, and welcome your suggestions.

Roman Catholic Church

Roman Catholic Church
Credit: 2003 Nicole Pitre, St. Felix
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Fishing Boats

Fishing Boats
Credit: 2004 Paulette Holmes, Dallas, Texas, USA
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A true PEI treat for nine.

A true PEI treat for nine.
Credit: 2009 Mike and Bev Holman
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Tignish Post Office

Tignish Post Office
Credit: 2010 Brian Simpson, Province of PEI
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You can send us your own photos for inclusion here.

Business Directory

Our Business Directory, a comprehensive database of Prince Edward Island businesses and organizations, lists 72 businesses in Tignish.

InfoPEI Listings

InfoPEI is a useful compendium of facts, addresses, pointers to businesses, governments and organizations and other reference information. To see InfoPEI information on Tignish, select a category and click GO.

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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Tignish

Maps

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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Driving Distances and Times

To find driving distances and times from other locations, consult the distance chart for Tignish.

Statistical Information

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

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

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

Tignish (Village) was incorporated in 1952.Status changed to Community in 1983 by the Communities Act. Contains the Localities of Tignish and Tignish Corner.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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