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 46°19', W 63°06'.
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|The Geography of York|
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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 .