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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Southport, Prince Edward Island

Southport, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, SE. of Charlottetown. Its precise location is N 4613', W 6306'.

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The Geography of Southport


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Statistical Information

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

Southport (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Status changed to Ha mlet in 1960 Gazetteer.Status changed to Locality when it became part of the C ommunity of Southport in 1972.Southport (Locality) became part of the Town of Stratford on 1 April 1995.Name confirmed 17 June 1996 on 11 L/3. Appears on an 1845 chart.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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