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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Hampton, Prince Edward Island

Hampton, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Victoria. Its precise location is N 4613', W 6328'.

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The Geography of Hampton

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Statistical Information

Hampton falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 29. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 29 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 Hampton (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Hampton (Set., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 12 December 1939 on 11L/3.Status changed to Hamlet in the 1960 Gazetteer and to D.R. Comm. in the 1973 Gazetteer. Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. Named about 1865 by Mrs. James McPhail, from New Brunswick, Probably after Hampton, Kings County, New Brunswick - PN of PEI, 1925.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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