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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder Wilmot Valley, Prince Edward Island

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 4624', W 6342'.

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The Geography of Wilmot Valley

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Statistical Information

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 .

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