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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Selkirk, Prince Edward Island

Selkirk, an unincorporated area, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, NW. of Souris.. Its precise location is N 4625', W 6227'.

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The Geography of Selkirk


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Statistical Information

Selkirk falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 42. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 42 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 Selkirk (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

Named after Earl Selkirk, who personally established 800 Highland settlers in 1803. Selkirk (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Confirmed 7 January 1947 on 11L/8.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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