Orwell, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, W. of Montague. Its precise location is N 46°09', W 62°50'.
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|The Geography of Orwell|
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Orwell falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 57. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 57 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 Orwell (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Orwell (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 6 May 1947 on c. 4405.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. Named after Francis, Lord Orwell, lord commissioner of Trade and plantations, 1762-65. (PN of PEI, 1925)
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .