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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Port Hill, Prince Edward Island

Port Hill, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, SE. of Ellerslie. Its precise location is N 4635', W 6353'.

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The Geography of Port Hill

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Statistical Information

Port Hill falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 13. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 13 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 Port Hill (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Porthill (P.O.) was open in 1855.Porthill (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Porthill (Sett.) was confirmed 2 August 1944 on 11L/12.Name changed to Port Hill (Sett.) 18 June 1964 on 11L/12.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. Named by early settlers after Porthill, a residence one mile from Bideford, Devon, England.- PN of PEI, 1925.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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