Annandale, an unincorporated area, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of Souris. Its precise location is N 46°16', W 62°25'.
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|History of the Name|
The official history of the geographic name Annandale (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Annandale (Village) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Annandale (NOT Anandale)(Sett.) was adopted 7 January 1947 on 11L/8. Confirmed 8 July 1948 on c. 4421.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Annandale (Hamlet) NOT Annandale Lot 56 (P.O.) was confirmed 4 January 1967 on 11L/8.Status changed to Locality when Annandale became part of the Community of Annandale-Little Pond-Howe Bay in 1975. "Name given about 1868 in deference to James Johnston, who was born in Annandale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland in 1837.He began business here in 1855 when it was known as Grand River Wharf.It was not until 1876-7 that the name annandale became general in use."- PN of PEI, 1925.
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