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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Orwell, Prince Edward Island

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 4609', W 6250'.

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The Geography of Orwell


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Statistical Information

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 .

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