Portage, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, SE. of O'Leary. Its precise location is N 46°40', W 64°04'.
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|The Geography of Portage|
|Real Estate for Sale|
The following residential and commercial real estate and vacant land is currently listed in the Prince Edward Island MLS system, operated independently by the PEI Real Estate Association. Select any property and click More Information to see the listing from the MLS website, provided by the realtor. For more real estate information, see our interactive real estate map for Portage.
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Portage falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 10. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 10 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 Portage (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Portage (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 3 December 1946 on 21I/9.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality when Portage became part of the Community of Lady Slipper in 1983. Portage is the translation of the Micmac name - Oonigun. An Idian portage route from Cascumpeque (now Cascumpec) Bay to Egmont Bay started from Portage River.- PN of PEI, 1925.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .