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10 Interesting Facts About Cornwall, Prince Edward Island

Facts About Cornwall

  • Cornwall is a Canadian town located in Queens County, Prince Edward Island.
  • The community of Cornwall traces its history to European settlement in the 18th century and was a predominantly farming community until the construction of Route 1, the Trans-Canada Highway, during the early 1910s.
  • On April 1, 1995, the incorporated communities of Cornwall, Eliot River, and North River amalgamated to form the Town of Cornwall.
  • The town established the Cornwall Business Park in 1997.
  • The notable people born in Cornwall: Jared Connaughton, Olympian & Adam McQuaid, NHL Hockey Player.
  • The Estimated Population of Cornwall is 5,348.
  • The Trans Canada Highway was constructed in the early 1960s and now serves as a connector between Prince Edward Island’s Capital City, Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge, located in Borden, PEI.
  • Cornwall elevation is 27 m / 89 ft above sea level.
  • The Town of Cornwall is part of the Red Sands Shore region.
  • The Geographic Coordinates of Cornwall: 46.23068°N 63.21735°W.
Facts About Cornwall, Prince Edward Island
Facts About Cornwall, Prince Edward Island

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