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 46°25', W 62°27'.
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|The Geography of Selkirk|
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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 .