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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Cape Traverse, Prince Edward Island

Cape Traverse, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Port Borden. Its precise location is N 4614', W 6338'.

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

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.

4H Achievement Day

4H Achievement Day
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Cape Traverse

Cape Traverse
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Community Photographs

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

Walking the beach in Cape Traverse.

Walking the beach in Cape Traverse.
Credit: 2009 Stella Hagen.
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Cape Traverse


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

Cape Traverse falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 28. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 28 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 Cape Traverse (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Cape Traverse (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Cape Traverse (Sett.) was confirmed 2 August 1944 on 11L/4.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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