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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Riverdale, Prince Edward Island

Riverdale, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Crapaud. Its precise location is N 4614', W 6321'.

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The Geography of Riverdale

Maps

You can use our interactive maps to display maps of Riverdale and area.

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Statistical Information

Riverdale falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 30. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 30 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 Riverdale (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Riverdale (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 12 December 1939 on 11L/3.Status changed to D.R. Comm. in 1973 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality when it became part of the Community of New Haven-Riverdale. "West River and Howells Brook form deep valleys there... PO called Riverdale was open from 1885 to 1913" - Geographical Names of PEI, 1973.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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