Peakes, an unincorporated area, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, SE. of Mount Stewart. Its precise location is N 46°18', W 62°47'.
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|The Geography of Peakes|
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Peakes falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 38. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 38 census subdivision for the following categories:
Education,Ethnicity,Family,Income,Labour Force,Population, and Shelter.
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|History of the Name|
The official history of the geographic name Peakes (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Peakes (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Changed to Peakes (Peak e Station P.O.)(Sta.) 3 December 1946 on 11L/7.Changed to Peakes (Peake Statio n P.O.)(Sett.) in 1960 Gazetteer.Name changed to Peakes (Sett.) 4 January 1967 on 11L/7.Post Office closed in September 1969.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. James Peake, shipowner, Charlottetown, 1826, owned land in this township. - PN o f PEI, 1925.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .