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 46°57', W 64°02'.
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|Municipal Government Information|
The Municipality was incorporated in 1952 and has a population of 779.
|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.|
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 5 aerial photographs of Tignish in our Aerial Photo Gallery.
Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. .
|Roman Catholic Church|
Credit: 2003 Nicole Pitre, St. Felix
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Credit: 2004 Paulette Holmes, Dallas, Texas, USA
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|A true PEI treat for nine.|
Credit: 2009 Mike and Bev Holman
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|Tignish Post Office|
Credit: 2010 Brian Simpson, Province of PEI
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|Visitors Guide Listings|
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|The Geography of Tignish|
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.
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 .