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 46°35', W 63°53'.
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|The Geography of Port Hill|
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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 .