Earnscliffe, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, SE. of Charlottetown. Its precise location is N 46°09', W 62°57'.
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Earnscliffe falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 50. They have detailed statistical information available
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|History of the Name|
The official history of the geographic name Earnscliffe (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Earnscliffe (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 6 May 1947 on c. 4405 at 46 08 - 62 57.Status changed to Locality in 1960 Gazetteer.Application of Earnscliffe (Sett.) was altered 14 September 1966 on 11L/2 to 46 09 - 62 57.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. Named after Earnscliffe, residence of Sir John A. Macdonald during the later years of his life. - PN of PEI, 1925.
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