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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Freetown, Prince Edward Island

Freetown, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, S. of Kensington. Its precise location is N 4622', W 6337'.

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The Geography of Freetown


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Statistical Information

Freetown falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 26. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 26 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 Freetown (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Freetown (P.O.) was open in 1855.Freetown (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Status changed to Village 2 August 1944 on 11L/5.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. The land in this district was freehold, that's how it got its name.- (Postmaster, 1905)

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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