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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Burton, Prince Edward Island

Burton, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of Alberton. Its precise location is N 4646', W 6420'.

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

Community Photographs

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

Kite flying in Burton, PEI.

Kite flying in Burton, PEI.
Credit: 2008 Alan Dalton.
375 x 484 - 16K
768 x 991 - 56K

Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Burton


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

Burton falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 7. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 7 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 Burton (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Name suggested by the first postmaster, a Mr. Wright, to overcome the duplicate name Mount Pleasant. (Michael Dalt on, postmaster, 1906). Burton (Sett.) was adopted 3 December 1946 on 21I/16.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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