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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Foxley River, Prince Edward Island

Foxley River, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of O'Leary. Its precise location is N 4642', W 6401'.

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The Geography of Foxley River


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

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Statistical Information

Foxley River falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 11. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 11 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 Foxley River (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Foxley River (Sett.) was adopted 3 December 1946 on 21I/9.Status changed to Locality in 1960 Gazetteer.Status confirmed as a Locality when Foxley River became part of the Community of Lot 11 and Area in 1982. Probably after Henry Fox, first Baron Holland of Foxley.He died in 1774.- PN of PEI, 1925.Samuel Holland named the nearby river after this man in 1765 - Georg. Names of PEI, 1973.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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