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 46°13', W 63°06'.
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|The Geography of Southport|
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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 .