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Encyclopedia > Alberton, Prince Edward Island
Alberton, Prince Edward Island
Alberton in Prince Edward Island
Coordinates: 46°48′50″N 64°04′01″W / 46.81382, -64.06682
Country Flag of Canada Canada
Province Flag of Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island
County Prince County
Parish North Parish
Township Lot 5
Founded 1534
Village 1878
Town 1913
Government
 - Type Town council
 - Mayor Perry Morrell
 - Deputy Mayor Kelly Dawn Oliver
 - Councillors Alan Curtis,
Shane Gillis,
Fenton Jeffery,
Scott Wilson,
John Smith
 - Town Administrator Susan Wallace-Flynn
Area
 - Total 4.50 km² (1.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 - Total 1,081
 - Density 240.1/km² (621.9/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 - Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Canadian postal code C0B 1B0
Area code(s) 902
Telephone Exchange 853
NTS Map 021I16
GNBC Code BADOW
Website: Town of Alberton

Alberton (2006 Town Population 1,081; UA population 1,081) is a Canadian town located in the western part of Prince County, Prince Edward Island. It is situated in the township of Lot 5. Image File history File links Red_pog2. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Prince_Edward_Island. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... There are only three counties in Prince Edward Island, shown with their shire towns: Kings County, Prince Edward Island--Georgetown Prince County, Prince Edward Island--Summerside Queens County, Prince Edward Island--Charlottetown Category: ... Prince County is a county located in western Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... This is a list of parishes for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. ... North Parish is a parish in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... This is a list of townships, known as lots, for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. ... Lot 5 is a township in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... 1534 (MDXXXIV) was a common year in the 16th century. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... AST is a three-letter abbreviation that stands for a number of different things. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... ADT is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, as described below: Abstract data type, a computer programming term Asynchronous data transer, a method of transferring data Automatic double tracking, an audio recording technology invented for The Beatles American Discovery Trail, a coast-to-coast hiking trail across the mid... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Prince Edward Island - 7 FSAs Categories: Canada Post ... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... Area code 902 is the telephone area code in the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, encompassing the whole of both provinces. ... The National Topographic System or NTS is the topographic system used by Canada for providing general purpose maps of the country. ... Geographical Names Board of Canada a national committee of the Canadian Government Department of National Resources which authorizes the names used on official federal government maps of Canada since 1897. ... The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Prince County is a county located in western Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Lot 5 is a township in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ...


Alberton is a service center for local fishing and farming communities, and is adjacent to the community and harbor of Northport.

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History

The town was long settled by the Mi'kmaq Nation. Europeans first ventured near Alberton in 1534 when French explorer Jacques Cartier recorded making landfall at nearby Cape Kildare during his journey of discovery in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and St. Lawrence River. Acadians settled on the island in small numbers through the 17th and 18th centuries but only moved in greater numbers to the western part of Ile-Saint-Jean and specifically north of present-day Alberton to the Tignish area following their explusion by British military forces in the late 1750s. The Mikmaq The Mikmaq (; (also spelled Míkmaq, Migmaq, Miqmac, or priorly Micmac) are a First Nations or Native American people, indigenous to northeastern New England, Canadas Atlantic Provinces, and the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec. ... 1534 (MDXXXIV) was a common year in the 16th century. ... For other uses, see Jacques Cartier (disambiguation). ... The Saint Lawrence River (French fleuve Saint-Laurent) is a large west-to-east flowing river in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Acadians (French: Acadiens) are the descendants of the 17th-century French colonists who settled in Acadia (located in the Canadian Maritime provinces — Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island — and some of the American state of Maine). ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Le Grand Dérangement is the French name for the Great Expulsion of the Acadians from Nova Scotia by the British in 1755. ... Scientific navigation is developed The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ...


Following British victory over France, the island's sovereignty passed to Britain in 1763. In 1765, Captain Samuel Holland surveyed the island and the British government instituted a feudal system of land ownership. The township of Lot 5, which contains present-day Alberton, was granted to Edward Lewis, a British Member of Parliament in the 1767 land lottery. 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1765 (MDCCLXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Samuel Holland Samuel Johannes Holland (1728 – 28 December 1801) was a Royal Engineer and first Surveyor General of British North America. ... Feudalism comes from the Late Latin word feudum, itself borrowed from a Germanic root *fehu, a commonly used term in the Middle Ages which means fief, or land held under certain obligations by feodati. ... Edward B. Lewis (May 20, 1918–July 21, 2004) was an American geneticist, the winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Medicine. ... A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a parliament. ... Year 1767 (MDCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ...


Alberton later began to be settled in the 1780s after Lewis made plans for a small trading town called "Lewis Town", It was established in June 1788 and was first populated by local Acadians who had escaped expulsion three decades before British settlements. Scottish and Devonshire settlers were brought in by Lewis to settle his township. Nothing much really happened in the 1780s only that Mary-Anne Tobin was hung in public for wearing a flase beard and voting. ... For other uses, see June (disambiguation). ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the Scottish people as an ethnic group. ...


A local shipbuilding industry and lumber trade brought prosperity to the town throughout the 1800s, although this went into decline as more forested areas were lost to agriculture, on account of the excellent soils in the area. Men from Francisco de Orellanas expedition building a small brigantine, the San Pedro, to be used in the search for food Shipbuilding is the construction of ships. ... // Invention of the Jacquard loom in 1801. ...


The community underwent several name and location changes; it had originally been located at the mouth of the harbor (now the location of Northport) and is now located approximately 2 kilometers west of the harbor. The shipbuilding, lumber and shipping industries had resulted in a sustainable community which was a major trade center in western Prince County. In 1862, it was named in honor of Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII and who had visited Prince Edward Island in 1860. The community was named Alberton on June 27, 1862. This article is about 1862 . ... Edward VII King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Emperor of India His Majesty King Edward VII (9 November 1841–6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King of the Commonwealth realms, and the Emperor of India. ... This article is about the title Prince of Wales. ... Edward VII King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Emperor of India His Majesty King Edward VII (9 November 1841–6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King of the Commonwealth realms, and the Emperor of India. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about 1862 . ...


Railways and Other Constructions

In 1872, the Prince Edward Island Railway was constructed, making the port at Alberton (Northport) its western terminus. It connected Alberton with communities to the east such as O'Leary, Summerside, Charlottetown, Georgetown and Souris. Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Prince Edward Island Railway (PEIR) was a historic Canadian railway. ... OLeary is a community in western Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Summerside (2006 pop. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = CUNABULA FOEDERIS (Birthplace of Confederation) Location City Information Established: 1764 Area: 44. ... Georgetown is a town, located at the mouth of the Brudenell River at Cardigan Bay, in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Souris is a town located on the eastern part of the Prince Edward Island, Canada. ...


The western terminus was subsequently extended further from Alberton to Tignish in a sharp diversion just east of the Alberton passenger station, where a wye was constructed and a small railway yard, leading to the spur to Northport. Alberton went into its own terminus during this period, with various mills, manufacturing businesses, stores and services. The community became a village in 1878, and became home to a court house and justice center for western Prince County that year. Tignish is a community in Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... A wye in American railroad terminology, known as a triangle in British terminology, is a triangular shaped arrangement of tracks with a switch at each corner. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Alberton became the center of the world-wide silver fox industry when Charles Dalton and Robert Oulton began farming the fur-bearing animals near the town in 1894, bringing tremendous prosperity to town residents and business owners. Despite a fire that devastated part of the town the following year, Alberton quickly reflected its growing economic importance of the village. The railway constructed a new passenger station for Alberton in the early 1900s entirely out of stone, one of only two such stations on the island (the other being in Kensington). Silver Fox is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics universe. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the decade starting in 1900 and ending in 1909. ... Kensington is a town located 15 kilometres northeast of Summerside in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; As of 2001, the population was 1,385. ...


The fox farming industry brought increased growth in the population and tax base for the community, which resulted in an upgrade from village status, becoming an incorporated town in May 1913. Silver fox farming remained profitable through the 1940s. Many distinctive houses in the community are a reminder of the fortunes that were made during this period. For other uses, see May (disambiguation). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949. ...


The Western Hospital was constructed in 1945 and was the first hospital built west of Summerside. The public library opened in 1951, followed by the federal government building in 1962 and the Jacques Cartier Arena and a community museum in 1964. The Maplewood Manor nursing home opened in 1967. Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

Alberton is roughly equidistant between Tignish and O'Leary, and is situated along the north shore of the island, fronting the open Gulf of St. Lawrence. It has a land area of approximately 5 square kilometers (1.9 sq mi). Tignish is a community in Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... OLeary is a community in western Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The Gulf of Saint Lawrence, the worlds largest estuary, is the outlet of North Americas Great Lakes via the Saint Lawrence River into the Atlantic Ocean. ...

The Confederation Bridge (French: ) is a bridge spanning the Abegweit Passage of Northumberland Strait, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick, Canada. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... For other uses, see Charlottetown (disambiguation). ... Summerside is a Canadian pop rock music band from Oakville, Ontario. ... Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (Latin: One defends and the other conquers) Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Regional Municipality Official languages English (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor Mayann E. Francis Premier Rodney MacDonald (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 11 Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867...

Economy

The majority of the Alberton work force is employed in the service sector, serving a surrounding population of 5,000 residents in western Prince County.

Fishing

The fishing industry in the adjacent community of Northport is a significant economic activity, with landings by fishing boats totalling 3 million kilograms of species such as American lobster, mussels, snow crab, soft shell clams, cod, herring, American plaice, mackerel, sea scallop, yellowtail, eel, winter flounder, smelt, rock crab, tomcod, silversides, porbeagle, and blue shark. Source: 1996, DFO Binomial name Homarus americanus H. Milne-Edwards, 1837 The American lobster, Homarus americanus, is a species of lobster found on the Atlantic coast of North America. ... Subclasses Pteriomorpha (marine mussels) Palaeoheterodonta (freshwater mussels) Heterodonta (zebra mussels) The common name mussel is used for members of several different families of clams or bivalve molluscs, from both saltwater and freshwater habitats. ... Species include This crab is known by different names across the globe: In America, snow crab, opilio, and spider crab, as well as bairdi, and tanner crab In Canada, queen crab In Japan, Generally, ずわい蟹 (Zuwai gani) Fukui and Ishikawa Prefectures, えちぜん蟹 (Echizen gani) Kyoto, 松葉蟹 (Matsuba gani, lit. ... COD may refer to many different topics, including: Cash on delivery Completion of discharge, shipping College of DuPage, a public Junior College with campuses in the suburbs of Chicago Call of Duty (series), a series of computer games Canadian Oxford Dictionary Carrier onboard delivery Catastrophic optical damage, a failure mode... Species Clupea alba Clupea bentincki Clupea caspiopontica Clupea chrysotaenia Clupea elongata Clupea halec Clupea harengus Clupea inermis Clupea leachii Clupea lineolata Clupea minima Clupea mirabilis Clupea pallasii Clupea sardinacaroli Clupea sulcata Herrings are small, oily fish of the genus Clupea found in the shallow, temperate waters of the North Atlantic... Binomial name Hippoglossoides platessoides The American plaice, Hippoglossoides platessoides, is a flatfish that belongs, along with other right eyed flounders, to the Pleuronectidae family. ... Mackerel is a common name applied to a number of different species of fish, mostly, but not exclusively, from the family Scombridae. ... A yellowtail may be any of several different species of fish: Chloroscombrus chrysurus Limanda ferruginea Ocyurus chrysurus Plectroglyphidodon lacrymatus Seriola lalandi Seriola quinqueradiata Trachurus novaezelandiae Most commonly the yellowtail amberjack Seriola lalandi is meant. ... For other uses, see Eel (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Pseudopleuronectes americanus (Walbaum, 1792) The winter flounder, Pseudopleuronectes americanus, is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. ... Genera Allosmerus Hypomesus Mallotus Osmerus Spirinchus Thaleichthys Smelts are a family, Osmeridae, of small anadromous fish. ... Genera See text The silversides are a family, Atherinidae, of fish in the order Atheriniformes. ... Binomial name Bonnaterre, 1788 Range of porbeagle (in blue) The porbeagle, Lamna nasus, is a large pelagic predatory shark of the family Lamnidae. ... Binomial name (Linnaeus, 1758) Range of blue shark The blue shark, Prionace glauca, is a carcharhinid shark which is found in the deep waters of the worlds temperate and tropical oceans. ... The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), also referred to as Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Pêches et Océans Canada), is the department within the government of Canada with responsibility for the management and safety of Canadas waters. ...

Agriculture

The agriculture industry in areas surrounding Alberton is dominated by potato farmers growing table stock for use in french fries, potato chips or cooking, although a significant number of seed growers are in the area as well. For other uses, see Potato (disambiguation). ...


Education

The town has private day care and publicly-funded kindergarten facilities, as well as Alberton Elementary School (gr.1-6, 234 students). Students are also transported by bus to the more centrally-located M.E. Callaghan School (gr. 7-9, 378 students) and Westisle Composite High School (gr. 10-12, 748 students), both being located in nearby communities. Westisle Composite High School is a Canadian secondary school in Prince County, Prince Edward Island. ...


Desantis Learning Inc. at the West Prince Industrial Centre is listed as a provincial training institution. The Western Development Corporation offers entrepreneurial courses, management trainee courses, and numerous adult basic education programs.


Infrastructure

Transportation

Alberton is located on Route 12, which is part of the Lady Slipper Drive scenic route. The town is several kilometers northeast of Route 2, the main provincial east-west secondary highway. Alberton Harbor in Northport is administered by the small craft harbors division of the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The Lady Slipper Drive is on the western coast of Prince Edward Island. ... Route 2 is a 216-kilometre (134-mile) two-lane uncontrolled access secondary highway traversing Prince Edward Island from Tignish to Souris. ... The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), also referred to as Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Pêches et Océans Canada), is the department within the government of Canada with responsibility for the management and safety of Canadas waters. ...


Health Care

Alberton is home to the Western Hospital which serves the area with 25 acute care beds and 2 palliative care beds. There is a pharmacy, and a 24-hour medical clinic located at the hospital. In addition, there is Maplewood Manor which is a long-term care facility, and the new Rev W.J. Phillips Residence which offers 25 units of enriched residential care.


Amenities

Internet Access

Alberton has a Community Access Program (CAP) Site, located in the town hall. Residents can earn available time on the computer and access the internet. Computer facilities are also available at the Opportunity Center and at the library.

Recreation

The town has an active Recreation Department, which publishes an "Activity Flyer" of programs each spring and fall. A wide variety of activities are offered for all ages, including aerobics and training, art classes, craft fairs, bowling leagues and club, boxing club, "boxercise", darts, cards, karaoke, bingo, basketball, badminton, volleyball, walking club, gymnastics, preschool activities group, swimming (at Mill River Aquaplex), skating, figure skating, minor hockey, recreational hockey, boys and girls softball and soccer. The department coordinates with many community organizations to deliver the programs. An aerobics class. ... A craft is a skill, especially involving practical arts. ... This page is a candidate to be copied to Wiktionary. ... For the British doo-wop revival band of the 1970s and 1980s, see Darts (band). ... The term card has many different meanings. ... For other uses see Karaoke (disambiguation) Karaoke from Japanese kara(空), empty, and ōkesutora, orchestra) (pronounced ; in Japanese IPA: ;  ) is a form of entertainment in which amateur singers sing along with recorded music using a microphone and public address system. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Housie. ... This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the sport. ... For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, gracefulness, and kinesthetic awareness, and includes such skills as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... Swimmer redirects here. ... Look up skating in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... Minor hockey is ice hockey for minors. ... Softball is a team sport popular especially in the United States. ... Soccer redirects here. ...


The town is in close proximity to three provincial parks: Mill River Provincial Park, Bloomfield Provincial Park, and Jacques Cartier Provincial Park. It is also located on the Confederation Trail for walking, running and bicycling in the summer, and cross-country skiing in the winter. Bloomfield Provincial Park is a provincial park in Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Confederation Trail is the name for a 470 kilometre recreational trail system in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. ...


The area offers opportunities for recreational fishing at Gallant's Pond, Arsenault's Pond, Blanchard's Pond, Gordon's Pond, Warren's Pond, Black Pond, Leard's Pond, MacAusland's Pond, Livingstone's Pond, Mill River Bridge, Cain's Brook, Miminegash River, Little Tignish River, the Old Dam Site on the Mill River, the Trout River, and the Little and Big Pierre Jacques Rivers. Atlantic Salmon can also be fished (using a fly) in Leard's Pond and Trout River after the middle of June.

Historic Sites

The Alberton Court House has housed the Alberton Museum since 1980 and contains various displays from its collection pertaining to the area. Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ...


The town park contains a monument to the pioneers of silver fox farming, Robert Oulton and Charles Dalton.


The Joe O'Brien(great uncle to Will O'Brien) Museum is just outside of the town of Alberton. http://www.mi-harness.com/obrien/index.html Joe O'Brien, born and raised in Alberton, went on to become one of harness racings most well-known figures. Standardbred Canada honoured Joe's achievements by naming their annual awards after him.

Facilities

Facilities include:

  • Alberton Community Centre (bowling lanes, bingo, dances, wedding receptions)
  • Alberton Elementary School
  • Alberton Library
  • Iron Haven Gym
  • Jacques Cartier Memorial Arena
  • Maplewood Manor
  • Northport Community Hall
  • Old Stone Station Park
  • Prince County Exhibition Grounds
  • Town Community Room
  • Veterans Memorial Park
  • West Prince Boxing Club
  • Western Community Curling Club
  • soccer field
  • two baseball diamonds
  • Warf
Events
  • The Prince County Exhibition[1] is held every August and features livestock shows, exhibits, meals, racing, youth talent, strongman competition, and a midway.
  • The Alberton Winter Carnival is held every February.
  • Other events include the Alberton Day Festival, Canada Day and Trail Day.
Churches

Alberton has seven churches:[2] A midway at a fair (commonly an American fair such as a county or state fair) is the location where amusement park rides, entertainment and fast food booths are concentrated. ... Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is Canadas national holiday, marking the establishment of Canada as a self-governing Dominion on July 1, 1867. ...

  • Alberton Baptist Church
  • Alberton Presbyterian Church
  • Apostolic Pentecostal
  • Gordon Memorial United Church Of Canada
  • Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah’s Witness
  • Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
  • St. Peter’s Anglican Church

Media

The Journal-Pioneer, a daily newspaper published in Summerside, maintains its office for western Prince County in Alberton.


The West Prince Graphic is a weekly newspaper serving the western part of Prince County and is published locally.


A bi-weekly advertising newspaper called the Penny Saver is published and distributed to all the residents of Western PEI.


References

External links

Coordinates: 46°49′N 64°04′W / 46.817, -64.067 (Alberton) Image File history File links Flag_of_Prince_Edward_Island. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... There are only three counties in Prince Edward Island: shown with their county seats Kings County, Prince Edward Island--Georgetown Prince County, Prince Edward Island--Summerside Queens County, Prince Edward Island--Charlottetown Categories: Prince Edward Island counties ... This is a list of parishes for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. ... This is a list of townships, known as lots, for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = CUNABULA FOEDERIS (Birthplace of Confederation) Location City Information Established: 1764 Area: 44. ... Summerside (2006 pop. ... Communities of the Province of Prince Edward Island, Canada See also List of Prince Edward Island lots Alberton, Prince Edward Island Borden, Prince Edward Island Breadalbane, Prince Edward Island Cavendish, Prince Edward Island Central Bedeque, Prince Edward Island Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Cornwall, Prince Edward Island Foxley River, Prince Edward... Belmont (pop. ... Borden-Carleton is a Canadian village located on the south shore of Prince Edward Island, fronting on the Northumberland Strait. ... Breadalbane is a community located in Queens County, Prince Edward Island. ... Cavendish Beach in Prince Edward Island National Park. ... Central Bedeque is a municipality in the Canadian province of population in 2001, according to Statistics Canada, was 186. ... Cornwall, Prince Edward Island, Canada was incorporated as a town in 1995 and has a population of about 4400 people. ... Ellerslie is a small community located in Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Foxley River is an unincorporated area located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Freeland, PEI located in Lot 11 Freeland ( ) is an unincorporated area located in Prince County in western Prince Edward Island just north of Ellerslie. ... Georgetown is a town, located at the mouth of the Brudenell River at Cardigan Bay, in Kings County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Hebron, PEI located in Lot 8 Hebron ( ) is an unincorporated area located in Prince County in western Prince Edward Island just south of OLeary. ... Hunter River ( ) is a village located in Queens County in central Prince Edward Island just south-west of North Rustico. ... Kensington is a town located 15 kilometres northeast of Summerside in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada; As of 2001, the population was 1,385. ... Knutsford is an unincorporated area, located in Prince County in the western portion of Prince Edward Island, SW. of OLeary, Prince Edward Island. ... Miminegash ( ) is a village located in Prince County in western Prince Edward Island just north-west of Alberton. ... Miscouche is a community in western Prince Edward Island, Canada, located 10 kilometres west of Summerside. ... Motto: Prosper Fair Montague Country Canada Province Prince Edward Island County Kings County Founded 1732 Government  - Mayor Pat McGowan  - Deputy Mayor John MacFarlane  - Councillors David Mabon, Niall MacKay, Wilbur Naddy , Peter Doucette , Rick Beck  - CAO Robin Campbell Area  - Town 3. ... Morell ( ) is a village located in Kings County in eastern Prince Edward Island just east of Bristol. ... Mount Stewart ( ) is a village located in Queens County in central Prince Edward Island just south-west of Morell. ... Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island Murrary Harbour is a small community in Kings County, Prince Edward Island. ... Murray River ( ) is a village located in Kings County in central Prince Edward Island just east of Belfast. ... Image:Nr. ... OLeary is a community in western Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Souris is a town located on the eastern part of the Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... The town of Stratford on Prince Edward Island, is located across the Hillsborough Bridge from Charlottetown, the provincial capital. ... Tignish is a community in Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Victoria-by-the-sea is a seaside village located on the South Shore of Queens County, Prince Edward Island. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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