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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Wellington, Prince Edward Island

Wellington, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, S. of Richmond. Its precise location is N 4627', W 6400'.

This page is a comprehensive index of all of the information on our website related to Wellington. 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. .

Ecole Evangeline

Ecole Evangeline
Credit: 2007 Province of Prince Edward Island
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Visitors Guide Listings

Our Visitors Guide is a complete vacation planning manual.

The Geography of Wellington


You can use our interactive maps to display maps of Wellington 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 Wellington.

Statistical Information

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

Wellington (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Status chang ed to Town 2 August 1944 on 11L/5.Name changed to Wellington (Wellington Stati on P.O.)(Village) 5 May 1960 on 11L/5.Status changed to Locality 16 November 1 989 on 203-8.Within the Community of Wellington. "After the Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)." (PN of PEI, 1925)

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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