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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, a city, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, SE. of Summerside, NW. of Georgetown. Its precise location is N 4614', W 6308'.

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

Municipal Government Information

The City was incorporated in 1995 and has a population of 34562.

Telephone: (902) 566-5548
Facsimile: (902) 566-4701
Address: P.O. Box 98, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7K2
Meetings: Second Monday of the month : 7:00 p.m. (Summer: 4:30 p.m.) Charlottetown City Hall Council Chambers, 2nd Floor 199 Queen Street This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Summer) 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

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.

Charlottetown Driving Park

Charlottetown Driving Park
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 24 aerial photographs of Charlottetown in our Aerial Photo Gallery.

Community Photographs

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

Province House

Province House
Credit: 2000 Bob Adair, Vancouver, BC
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Victoria Row

Victoria Row
Credit: 2000 Bob Adair, Vancouver, BC
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Inns on Great George

Inns on Great George
Credit: Copyright 2002 Pierre McKenzie Quebec City
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Fountain at Government Buildings

Fountain at Government Buildings
Credit: (c) 2003 Amanda Bradley
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Charlottetown


You can use our interactive maps to display maps of Charlottetown 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 Charlottetown.

Statistical Information

The PEI Community Accounts has information about Charlottetown.   Community Accounts provides a comprensive source of community, regional, and provincial data on social, environmental and economic topics

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

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

Incorporated as a town in 1855 and as a city in 1875.Confirmed in Place Names of PEI, 1925 and 12 December 1939 on 11L/3.Application altered 1 April 1995 by the Charlottetown Area Municipalities Act; now includes the formerly incorporat ed areas of Parkdale, Sherwood, Hillsborough Park, Winsloe, West Royalty, and Ea st Royalty.Name confirmed 17 June 1996 on 11 L/3. For origin see "Citizen" by Department of Citizenship and Immigration, Volume 9, no.3, June 1963; Mackinnon, 1930, page 48 "Under Governor Francklin Charlotteto wn was laid out as the capital of the island in May, 1768."After Queen Charlot te, the consort of George III. - Place Names of PEI, 1925. Contains the Localities of Brighton, Spring Park, Lewis Point, West Royalty, Hig hfield, Winsloe and the Former Ry. Pt. of St. Dunstan's.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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