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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder North Rustico, Prince Edward Island

North Rustico, a village, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, NE. of Hunter River. Its precise location is N 4627', W 6319'.

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

Municipal Government Information

The Town was incorporated in 2013 and has a population of 583.

Telephone: (902) 963-3211
Facsimile: (902) 963-3321
Address: PO Box 38, North Rustico, PE, C0A 1X0
Meetings: Regular Council meetings on the last Monday of the month at 7pm. This information is subject to change. Please contact the municipality to confirm the meeting time and location. The municipality of North Rustico was incorporated in 1954.
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and Friday: 8:00 a.m - 3:00 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.


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Breaker's Cottages

Breaker's Cottages
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North Rustico

North Rustico
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 9 aerial photographs of North Rustico in our Aerial Photo Gallery.

Community Photographs

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

North Rustico Harbour Lighthouse

North Rustico Harbour Lighthouse
Credit: Copyright 2002 Pierre McKenzie Quebec City
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North Rustico Harbour

North Rustico Harbour
Credit: Copyright 2002 Pierre McKenzie Quebec City
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A "no kidding!" sign on Route 6 west of North Rustico
Credit: 2003 Nancy Starno
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Boardwalk connecting North Rustico Harbour with North Rustico

Boardwalk connecting North Rustico Harbour with North Rustico
Credit: 2005 Sean Box
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of North Rustico


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

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

Information courtesy of Community Accounts

North Rustico falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 24. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 24 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 North Rustico (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

North Rustico (NOT Grand Rustico)(Village and Lightstation) was adopted 7 Decemb er 1912 on OBF 0142.Confirmed in Place Names of PEI, 1925 and 12 December 1939 on 11L/6 as a Settlement. Incorporated as a Village in 1954.Status changed to Community by the Municipalities Act in 1983. 'Rustico' is thought to be a corruption of the surname of Rene Rassicot (or Raci cot).(PN of PEI, 1925 and 18th Report, 1924)

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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