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 46°22', W 63°37'.
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|The Geography of Freetown|
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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 .