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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Cornwall, Prince Edward Island

Cornwall, a town, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of Charlottetown. Its precise location is N 4613', W 6313'.

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

Municipal Government Information

The Town was incorporated in 1995 and has a population of 5162.

Telephone: (902) 566-2354
Facsimile: (902) 566-5228
Address: PO Box 430, Cornwall, PE, C0A 1H0
Meetings: Third Wednesday of the Month, 7:30 p.m. Cornwall Town Hall 39 Lowther Drive This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.
Office Hours: Monday - Friday : 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Summer Hours 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.

Holiday Haven Campground

Holiday Haven Campground
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Community Photographs

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

Waterway in Cornwall

Waterway in Cornwall
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Westwood Primary School

Westwood Primary School
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Cornwall


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

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

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

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

Cornwall (P.O.) opened in 1855.Adopted as a Settlement in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Incorporated as a Village in 1966. Status changed to Town 1 April 1995.Confirmed 17 June 1996 on 11 L/3. Encompasses the Communities of North River and Eliot River.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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