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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Margate, Prince Edward Island

Margate, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, NE. of Kensington. Its precise location is N 4628', W 6335'.

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

Aerial Photographs

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Visitors Guide Listings

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The Geography of Margate


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

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

Margate (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Confirmed 2 Augu st 1944 on 11L/5.Status changed to Sett. when P.O. closed 22 May 1948.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. The first settler, named Smith, came from Margate, England about 1790. (Place N ames of PEI, 1925.)

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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