West River, a river, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, Flows SE. into Charlottetown Harbour. Its precise location is N 46°13', W 63°10'.
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|The Geography of West River|
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West River falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Cornwall. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Cornwall 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 West River (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Originally approved as Eliot River 12 Dec. 1939 on 11L/3.Changed to West (Eliot) River 22 Nov. 1966 on 11L/6.Changed again to West River 7 Jan. 1971 on 11L/SW.
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .