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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Sherwood, Prince Edward Island

Sherwood, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of East Royalty. Its precise location is N 4616', W 6307'.

This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to Sherwood. You can also search for information on other communities.

Community Photographs

Our community photographs collection includes selected photos of schools, churches, parks, and other public buildings, areas and events. .

Sherwood Elementary School

Sherwood Elementary School
Credit: 2010 Province of Prince Edward Island
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Sherwood


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Statistical Information

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

Sherwood (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925 in Lot 33 at approximat ely 46 17 - 63 09.Application altered 12 December 1939 on 11L/6 to 46 17 - 63 08.Status changed to Station in 1960 Gazetteer. Incorporated as a Village in 1 960.Coordinates adjusted to 46 16 - 63 07 in 1973 Gazetteer.Status changed t o Community by the Municipalities Act in 1983.Status changed to Locality when Sherwood became part of Charlottetown on 1 April 1995. Confirmed 17 June 1996 on 11 L/6.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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