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 46°13', W 63°28'.
This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to Hampton. You can also search for information on other communities.
|Visitors Guide Listings|
Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.
|The Geography of Hampton|
You can use our interactive maps to
display maps of Hampton and area.
Click on the map link: Show Map
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 .