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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Darnley, Prince Edward Island

Darnley, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, N. of Kensington. Its precise location is N 4632', W 6338'.

This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to Darnley. 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. .

Darnley Bay

Darnley Bay
Credit: 2007 Regina-Anne Cooper
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Visitors Guide Listings

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The Geography of Darnley


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

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Statistical Information

Darnley falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 18. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 18 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 Darnley (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Darnley (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Confirmed 2 August 1944 on 11L/12.Status changed to Locality in 1960 Gazetteer.Status confirmed as Locality when Darnley became part of the Community of Malpeque Bay in 1973. Named after Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox. - PN of PEI, 1925.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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