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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Tignish, Prince Edward Island

Tignish, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, N. of St. Felix. Its precise location is N 4657', W 6402'.

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

Aerial Photographs

Aerial photography courtesy of AirScapes. All aerial photographs are available for sale, as prints or slides; please contact AirScapes for details. You can also see a complete list of aerial photographs of the Island.

Tignish Shore

Tignish Shore
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MORE AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS... there are 5 aerial photographs of Tignish in our Aerial Photo Gallery.

Community Photographs

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

Roman Catholic Church

Roman Catholic Church
Credit: 2003 Nicole Pitre, St. Felix
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Fishing Boats

Fishing Boats
Credit: 2004 Paulette Holmes, Dallas, Texas, USA
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A true PEI treat for nine.

A true PEI treat for nine.
Credit: 2009 Mike and Bev Holman
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Tignish Post Office

Tignish Post Office
Credit: 2010 Brian Simpson, Province of PEI
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Tignish


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

Click on the map link: Show Map

Driving Distances and Times

To find driving distances and times from other locations, consult the distance chart for Tignish.

Statistical Information

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

Tignish (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Status changed t o Town 3 December 1946 on 21I/16.Status changed to Village in 1960 Gazetteer. Status changed to Locality when Tignish became part of the Community of Tignish in 1983.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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