Prince Edward County
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Welcome home to our unique island community, a place of tranquility, creativity, hospitality and fun.  We are proud of our United Empire Loyalist roots and our distinctive towns and villages.  We share our spectacular natural beauty with over 100,000 visitors each year.  Traditional agriculture is our backbone enhanced by a growing wine industry. A growing and multifaceted arts community contributes to our unique ‘County’ culture. Our entrepreneurial spirit has helped create a thriving and diverse environment for small business. 

We are both simple and sophisticated.  We have something for everyone.

Coat of Arms
Population by Ward

The County Brand

Quick Facts

Size 1,048.3 km² (404.8 sq miles)
Population 22,259 (MPAC)
  25,496 (2006 Census)
Households 12,055
Roads 1,100 km of open/maintained roads
Length of Shoreline 800 km (500 miles)

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Population By Ward (MPAC)

Ameliasburgh 5,493
Athol 1,215
Hallowell 3,700
  • Bloomfield 575
  • Picton 3,705
Hillier 1,744
  • Wellington 1,657
North Marysburgh 1,246
Sophiasburg 2,060
South Marysburgh 868
TOTAL 22,259

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Coat of Arms


The Corporate Coat of Arms

The Coat of Arms was prepared for the Corporation of the County of Prince Edward from a concept that blended themes from the County's geography, economy and history with particular emphasis on its Loyalist heritage.

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The County Brand

  • The County completed a comprehensive branding exercise in 2013. Detailed information on The County's new brand and Branding Guidelines is available by contacting .

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Rednersville Raspberry Patch

Population Chart

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC)

Statistics Canada

2006 Census Data

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