Murray River, Prince Edward Island

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Murray River
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Murray River in Prince Edward Island
Coordinates: 46°01′01″N62°36′58″W / 46.017°N 62.616°W / 46.017; -62.616 Coordinates: 46°01′01″N62°36′58″W / 46.017°N 62.616°W / 46.017; -62.616
CountryCanada
Province Prince Edward Island
County Kings County
Population
 (2021) [1]
  Total337
Time zone AST
  Summer (DST) ADT
Area code(s) 902

Murray River is a rural municipality in Prince Edward Island, Canada. [2] It is located in Kings County.

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Located in the southeast corner of the province, Murray River is bisected by a river of the same name. The community is located at the end of navigation on the river and hosts a small wharf for fishing and recreational vessel.

Demographics

Federal census population history of Murray River
YearPop.±%
1956450    
1961504+12.0%
1966522+3.6%
1971478−8.4%
1976463−3.1%
1981439−5.2%
1986476+8.4%
1991 485+1.9%
1996 420−13.4%
2001 435+3.6%
2006 430−1.1%
2011 334−22.3%
2016 304−9.0%
2021 337+10.9%
Source: Statistics Canada
[3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Murray River had a population of 337 living in 156 of its 182 total private dwellings, a change of

Notable people

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References

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  2. "Municipal Councils and Contact Information" (PDF). Government of Prince Edward Island. January 27, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2017.
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