Wilmot Valley, an unincorporated area, is located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, E. of Summerside. Its precise location is N 46°24', W 63°42'.
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|The Geography of Wilmot Valley|
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Wilmot Valley falls inside the Statistics Canada
census subdivision of Lot 19. They have detailed statistical information available
for the Lot 19 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 Wilmot Valley (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):
Wilmot Valley (Sett., P.O.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925.Status con firmed 2 August 1944 on 11L/5.Status changed to Post Office in 1960 Gazetteer.Post office closed March 1969.Status changed to Locality 23 October 1989 on 203-8. Probably after Lt. Col. Montagu Wilmot, appointed lieutenant governor of Nova Sc otia in 1763 and governor in 1764.He died in 1766.(Place Names of PEI, 1925. )
Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .