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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder North River, Prince Edward Island

North River, a river, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, Flows SE. into Charlottetown Harbour. Its precise location is N 4613', W 6309'.

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The Geography of North River


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History of the Name

The official history of the geographic name North River (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Yorke River was adopted 12 December 1939 on 11L/6 and confirmed 6 May 1947 on C.4405. Changed to North (Yorke) River 18 November 1966 on 11L/6b. Changed to North River 7 January 1971 on 11LSW. Headwaters at 46 20 - 63 15 on 11L/6.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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