Sherwood, Prince Edward Island

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Location of Sherwood, PEI

Sherwood is a neighbourhood of the city of Charlottetown in central Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Queens County, Prince Edward Island Place

Queens County is a county in the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is the largest county in the province by population with 82,017 (2016), land area, and highest average income. Charlottetown is the county seat of Queens County, and is the largest city and the capital of Prince Edward Island.

Prince Edward Island Province of Canada

Prince Edward Island is a province of Canada consisting of the Atlantic island of the same name along with several much smaller islands nearby. PEI is one of the three Maritime Provinces. It is the smallest province of Canada in both land area and population, but it is the most densely populated. Part of the traditional lands of the Mi'kmaq, it became a British colony in the 1700s and was federated into Canada as a province in 1873. Its capital is Charlottetown. According to the 2016 census, the province of PEI has 142,907 residents.

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Sherwood is centrally located in Charlottetown on the border of Queens Royalty and the township of Lot 33.

Queens Royalty, Prince Edward Island human settlement in Prince Edward Island, Canada

Queens Royalty is the royalty for Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Lot 33, Prince Edward Island Township in Prince Edward Island, Canada

Lot 33 is a township in Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is part of Charlotte Parish. Lot 33 was awarded to Colonel Richard Worge in the 1767 land lottery.

Originally the settlement was known as Sherwood Station, as it was located on the mainline of the Prince Edward Island Railway running from Charlottetown to Royalty Junction (where the line bifurcated east to Mount Stewart and west to Emerald. Sherwood Station was incorporated as a village in 1960 and its name was shortened to Sherwood in 1983. The village was amalgamated into the city of Charlottetown on April 1, 1995.

Prince Edward Island Railway

The Prince Edward Island Railway (PEIR) was a historic Canadian railway on Prince Edward Island (PEI). The railway ran tip-to-tip on the island, from Tignish in the west to Elmira in the east, with major spurs serving Borden-Carleton's train ferry dock, the capital in Charlottetown, Montague and Georgetown and the original eastern terminus at Souris. A major spur from Charlottetown served Murray Harbour on the south coast.

Mount Stewart, Prince Edward Island municipality in Prince Edward Island

Mount Stewart is a municipality that holds community status in Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is located in the northeastern part of Queens County.

Emerald, Prince Edward Island human settlement in Prince Edward Island, Canada

Emerald is a Canadian rural community located primarily in Prince County but also partially in Queens County in Prince Edward Island.

Sherwood was largely a farming district, located east of the royalty's common pasture land (present-day Agriculture Canada experimental farm). It bordered Charlottetown and West Royalty on the west, Parkdale on the south, and East Royalty on the east.

West Royalty is a neighbourhood of the city of Charlottetown in central Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Parkdale is a neighbourhood of the city of Charlottetown in central Queens County, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

East Royalty is a neighbourhood of the Canadian city of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

One of the biggest changes that came to Sherwood occurred in 1938 when a 300-acre (1.2 km2) parcel on the northern edge of the community was purchased by the city of Charlottetown to create an airport. The Charlottetown Airport remains a defining landmark in the north-central part of the city and has had a major influence on Sherwood's post-war development. During the 1960s-1990s, much of the remaining farmland in Sherwood was developed in housing projects which resulted in many single-detached homes constructed throughout the area, making Sherwood one of PEI's top-five communities in terms of population.

Charlottetown Airport airport

Charlottetown Airport,, is located 3 nautical miles north of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The airport is currently run by the Charlottetown Airport Authority, is owned by Transport Canada and forms part of the National Airports System.

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Sherwood is home to the Sherwood Falcons of the Island Junior Hockey League, as well as the Sherwood Metros of the Prince Edward Island Junior C Hockey League.

Island Junior Hockey League

The Island Junior Hockey League is a Junior "B" ice hockey league in Prince Edward Island, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada.

Sherwood Metros

The Sherwood Metros are a Canadian Junior C ice hockey team located in Sherwood, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. They play in the Prince Edward Island Junior C Hockey League.

The Prince Edward Island Junior C Hockey League is a Junior "C" ice hockey league in Prince Edward Island, Canada, sanctioned by Hockey Canada. The league was known as the Prince Edward Island Minor Junior Hockey League until 2009.

Presently a neighbourhood, Sherwood has a mix of housing, commercial and light industrial districts.

Coordinates: 46°17′N63°08′W / 46.283°N 63.133°W / 46.283; -63.133

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