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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Earnscliffe, Prince Edward Island

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 4609', W 6257'.

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The Geography of Earnscliffe


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Statistical Information

Earnscliffe falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 50. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 50 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 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.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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