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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island

Murray Harbour, a village, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Murray River. Its precise location is N 4600', W 6231'.

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

Municipal Government Information

The Municipality was incorporated in 1953 and has a population of 320.

Telephone: (902) 962-3835
Facsimile: (902) 741-3029
Address: 27 Park Street, PO Box 72, Murray Harbour, PE, C0A 1V0
Meetings: First Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. Large Room in Murray Harbour Community Centre, Front Entrance 27 Park Street This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location.
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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.

Greek River

Greek River
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Big Basin

Big Basin
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Murray Harbour

Murray Harbour
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Murray Harbour

Murray Harbour
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Community Photographs

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

Harbour at Night

Harbour at Night
Credit: 2005 Nicholas MacDonald
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Beach at Fox River Cottages

Beach at Fox River Cottages
Credit: 2009 Susanne Fowler (
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Murray Harbour

Murray Harbour
Credit: 2009 John Meale
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Murray Harbour


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

The PEI Community Accounts has information about Murray Harbour.   Community Accounts provides a comprensive source of community, regional, and provincial data on social, environmental and economic topics

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

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

Murray Harbour (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Status changed to Village 25 April 1946 on 11L/2.Incorporated as a Village in 1953.Status changed to Community by the Municipalities Act in 1983.Named after General the Honourable James Murray, (1725-94), Governor of Quebec (1764-66).

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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