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Encyclopedia > Tignish, Prince Edward Island

Tignish is a community in Prince Edward Island, Canada. It was discovered in the 1790s, and Prince Edward Island was formed as Ile St. Jean in 1799. The Island was renamed to Prince Edward Island in 1805. At this time, there are 800 citizens living within the municipal boundaries of the community of Tignish, and a further 200 people living within small areas of a 4 mile radius. Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (The small under the protection of the great) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Area 5,660 km² (13th)  - Land 5,660 km²  - Water 0 km² (0%) Population (2004)  - Population 137,900... Events and Trends French Revolution ( 1789 - 1799). ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: Parva Sub Ingenti (The small under the protection of the great) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Charlottetown Largest city Charlottetown Lieutenant Governor J. Léonce Bernard Premier Pat Binns (PC) Area 5,660 km² (13th)  - Land 5,660 km²  - Water 0 km² (0%) Population (2004)  - Population 137,900... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Among the businesses in Tignish are the Tignish Heritage Inn, which was a convent from 1867 to 1991, and is now a public Inn. Also, is Eugene's General Store, Olive's Quik-E-Mart, Shirley's Restaurant, Tignish Co-operatives Association Grocery Store, Hardware Store, and Gas Station, Tignish Cultural Center, St. Simon and St. Jude Catholic Worship, and much more. 1867 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Nearby communities

Surrounding communities, all inaugurated as of 2000, include: This article is about the year 2000. ...

  • Ascension (2 mi NW)
  • St. Felix (2 mi S)
  • Harper Road (2 mi SW)
  • Leoville (3.5 mi SW)
  • Peterville Road (2.5 mi SW)
  • Nail Pond (3 mi N)
  • Greenmount (3.5 mi S)
  • Kildare North (4 mi SE)
  • Tignish Shore (2 mi E)
  • Anglo Tignish (2 mi NE)
  • Seacow Pond (5 mi NE)
  • Norway (6 mi NE)
  • Skinner's Pond (5 mi NW)
  • St. Peter and Paul (3 mi S)
  • St. Roch (3.5 mi S)

Geographical Information Harper Road is a settlement in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. ... Skinners pond is a very small town (if you can call it that) on Prince Edward Island. ...

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Tignish - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (345 words)
Tignish is a community in West Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
It was discovered in the 1790s, and Prince Edward Island was formed as Ile St. Jean in 1799.
Among the businesses in Tignish are the Tignish Heritage Inn, which was a convent from 1867 to 1991, and is now a public Inn.
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