Richmond, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, N. of Wellington.. Its precise location is N 46°30', W 63°59'.
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|The Geography of Richmond|
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Richmond falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 14. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 14 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 Richmond (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Richmond (Sett.,P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Status changed to Village 2 August 1944 on 11L/12.Status changed to Hamlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality when Richmond became part of the Community of Richmond in 1979. Named after Charles Lennox (1734-1806 ), 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox.See PN of PEI, 1925 for further details.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .