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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Richmond, Prince Edward Island

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 4630', W 6359'.

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The Geography of Richmond


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Statistical Information

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 .

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