Hampshire, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, NW. of Charlottetown. Its precise location is N 46°17', W 63°17'.
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|The Geography of Hampshire|
You can use our interactive maps to
display maps of Hampshire and area.
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Hampshire falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 31. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 31 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 Hampshire (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Hampshire (P.O.) was open from 1 April 1897 to 1 October 1912. Hampshire (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 12 December 1939 on 11L/6 and again 22 November 1966 on 11L/6.Status changed to Locality when Hampshire became part of the Community of Hampshire in 1974.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .