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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Bunbury, Prince Edward Island

Bunbury, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Charlottetown. Its precise location is N 4614', W 6305'.

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The Geography of Bunbury


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Statistical Information

Bunbury falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Stratford. They have detailed statistical information available for the Stratford census subdivision for the following categories: Education,Ethnicity,Family,Income,Labour Force,Population, and Shelter.

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History of the Name

The official history of the geographic name Bunbury (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Bunbury (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 12 December 1 939 on 11L/3 at 46 14 - 63 04.Status changed to Station in 1960 Gazetteer.Bu nbury (NOT Bunberry NOR Clifton) (Sett.) was altered to 46 14 - 63 05 on 18 Nove mber 1966 on 11L/3h.Status changed to Community in 1969. Status changed to locality and confirmed on 17 June 1996 on 11L/3. Said to have been the name given to his homestead by John Bovyer, Loyalist and s ettler, after his ancestral home in Bunbury, Cheshire, England.See also Bovyer Creek - Place Names of PEI, 1925.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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