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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Malpeque, Prince Edward Island

Malpeque, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, NW. of Kensington. Its precise location is N 4632', W 6341'.

This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to Malpeque. You can also search for information on other communities.

Aerial Photographs

Aerial photography courtesy of AirScapes. All aerial photographs are available for sale, as prints or slides; please contact AirScapes for details. You can also see a complete list of aerial photographs of the Island.

Malpeque United Church

Malpeque United Church
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Community Photographs

Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. .

Aerial view of the FMCA 2000 Recreational Vehicle Rally at Cabot Beach Provincial Park.

Aerial view of the FMCA 2000 Recreational Vehicle Rally at Cabot Beach Provincial Park.
Credit: 2000 Tourism
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Malpeque Harbour

Malpeque Harbour
Credit: 2006 James Devault (
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Malpeque


You can use our interactive maps to display maps of Malpeque and area.

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

Malpeque falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 18. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 18 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 Malpeque (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Princetown (NOT Prince Town) (Village) was adopted 2 December 1901 on OBF 0142. Status changed to Settlement in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Status changed to Se ttlement in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Princetown (Sett.) NOT Malpeque (Princeto wn P.O.) (Sett.) was confirmed 2 August 1944 on 11L/12.(The Post Office Depart ment changed the P.O. name from Princetown to Malpeque on 16 November 1945).Na me changed to Malpeque (Sett.) 13 March 1947 on 11L/12.Status changed to Hamle t in 1960 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality when Malpeque became part of th e Community of Malpeque Bay in 1973.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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