QUEENS COUNTY, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Prince Edward Island Gotoarrow.png Queens County, Prince Edward Island

How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links to the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location or its county if Wikipedia does not have an article for that specific place.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.

Notes

  • Listed below are the populated places in this district, according to the Gazetteer of Canada. Prince Edward Island.[1] This gazetteer is used as the source of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Prince Edward Island.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

Belfast         Link   Link
Belle Creek        Link   Link
Belle River         Link   Link
Brackley         Link   Link
Breadalbane        Link   Link
Brookfield      Link   Link
Brown's Creek        Link   Link
Caledonia         Link   Link
Canoe Cove         Link   Link
Cavendish         Link   Link
Charlottetown           Link   Link
Cherry Valley        Link   Link
Churchill           Link   Link
Clinton          Link   Link
Cornwall        Link   Link 
Corran Ban        Link   Link
Covehead        Link  Link
Crapaud        Link   Link
DeSable        Link   Link
Emerald         Link   Link
Fort Augustus         Link   Link
French River          Link  Link
Harrington        Link   Link
Hartsville         Link   Link
Hope River        Link   Link
Hopefield         Link   Link
Hunter River        Link   Link
Irishtown        Link   Link
Kellys Cross        Link   Link
Long River          Link   Link
Marshfield        Link  Link
Mount Stewart         Link   Link
New London         Link   Link
North Rustico         Link   Link
Orwell        Link   Link
Park Corner         Link   Link
Pownal        Link   Link
Rustico        Link  Link
South Rustico         Link   Link
Springfield         Link  Link
St. Catherines           Link  Link  
Stanhope          Link   Link
Stanley Bridge       Link   Link
Suffolk           Link   Link
Tracadie         Link   Link
Tyrone         Link   Link
Valleyfield         Link   Link
Vernon River         Link   Link
Victoria        Link  Link
Winsloe South        Link   Link
York        Link   Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link  

References

  1. Gazetteer of Canada. Prince Edward Island, (Ottawa, Ontario : Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, c1960 (1965 printing) ). FHL book 971.7 E5c