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Prince Edward Island: PlaceFinder York, Prince Edward Island

York, an unincorporated area, is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, NE. of Charlottetown. Its precise location is N 4619', W 6306'.

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The Geography of York


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Statistical Information

York falls inside the Statistics Canada census subdivision of Lot 34. They have detailed statistical information available for the Lot 34 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 York (which can be somewhat technical, we admit):

York (Little York P.O.) (Sett.) was adopted in Place Names of PEI, 1925. Changed to York (Sta.) and Little York (Sett.) 12 Dec. 1939 on 11L/6, both at 46 19 - 63 06.Confirmed as York (Sta.) in 1960 Gazetteer.Name changed to dual name of York (Little York P.O.) (Sett.) 18 Nov. 1966 on 11L/6a.Status changed to locality when York (Little York P.O.) became part of the Community of York in 1986.

Information courtesy Geomatics Canada .

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