New Annan, Prince Edward Island

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New Annan
rural unincorporated community
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New Annan
Coordinates: 46°25′10″N63°42′42″W / 46.41944°N 63.71167°W / 46.41944; -63.71167
Country Canada
Province Prince Edward Island
County Prince County
Time zone UTC-4 (Atlantic (AST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)
Canadian Postal code
NTS Map011L05

New Annan is a Canadian rural community located in Prince County, Prince Edward Island. It is named after Annan, Dumfries-shire, Scotland. [1] [2]

Cavendish Farms, Prince Edward Island's largest private sector employer, maintains two large frozen foods processing plants in New Annan. [3]

An 1875 gazetteer refers to New Annan Mills as a "small village in Prince co. [County], 6 miles from Summerside. Pop.[Population] 80." [4]

November 2011 murder-suicide

On November 13, 2011, two people died in suspicious circumstances in New Annan. A car parked at the roadside with a man and a woman in it was found on Highway 2 in New Annan, between highways 110 and 120. The woman was dead due to stabbing and the man later died in hospital due to a self-inflicted stab wound. [5]

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  1. Hamilton, William B. (1996). "New Annan, PEI". Place names of Atlantic Canada. University of Toronto Press. p. 467. ISBN   0-8020-0471-7 . Retrieved November 13, 2011.
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  3. "New Annan". Business Guide. Government of Prince Edward Island. Retrieved November 27, 2011.
  4. "New Annan Mills". Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America. Containing the Latest and Most Authentic Descriptions of Over Six Thousand Cities. 1875. p. 209. ISBN   9780543958495 . Retrieved November 13, 2011.
  5. "UPDATE - Police investigating homicide". The Guardian. Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. November 13, 2011. Retrieved November 13, 2011.