DeBlois, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of Tignish. Its precise location is N 46°55', W 64°07'.
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|The Geography of DeBlois|
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DeBlois falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 2. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 2 census subdivision for the following categories:
Education,Ethnicity,Family,Income,Labour Force,Population, and Shelter.
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|History of the Name|
The official history of the geographic name DeBlois (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
DeBlois (Ry. Sta.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Change to De Blois (Sett.) 3 December 1946 on 21I/16.Changed to DeBlois (Sta.) 5 May 1960 on 21I/16.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. Named after George W. DeBlois, Charlottetown, land agent for the locality about 1885.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .