Wellington, Prince Edward Island

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Wellington in Prince Edward Island
Coordinates: 46°27′00″N64°00′04″W / 46.450°N 64.001°W / 46.450; -64.001 Coordinates: 46°27′00″N64°00′04″W / 46.450°N 64.001°W / 46.450; -64.001
CountryCanada
Province Prince Edward Island
County Prince County
 409
Time zone AST
  Summer (DST) ADT
Area code 902

Wellington is a rural municipality in Prince Edward Island, Canada. [1] It is located in Prince County, and extends as Wellington Centre onto Route 2 from Richmond through to St. Nicholas.

Located in the "Evangeline Region",[ further explanation needed ] a cluster of Acadian communities in the central part of Prince County, Wellington is served by Route 2, and until 1989 was served by the Prince Edward Island Railway. Wellington is home to the head office of Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É.

Demographics

Federal census population history of Wellington
YearPop.±%
1961292    
1966330+13.0%
1971347+5.2%
1976359+3.5%
1981376+4.7%
1986405+7.7%
1991 408+0.7%
1996 427+4.7%
2001 382−10.5%
2006 401+5.0%
2011 409+2.0%
2016 415+1.5%
2021 414−0.2%
Source: Statistics Canada
[2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Wellington had a population of 414 living in 197 of its 211 total private dwellings, a change of

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References

  1. "Municipal Councils and Contact Information" (PDF). Government of Prince Edward Island. January 27, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2017.
  2. "Table 6: Population by census subdivisions, 1901–1961". 1961 Census of Canada (PDF). Series 1.1: Historical, 1901–1961. Vol. I: Population. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics. March 8, 1963. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  3. "Table 2: Population of Census Subdivisions, 1921–1971". 1971 Census of Canada (PDF). Population. Vol. Census Subdivisions (Historical). Ottawa: Statistics Canada. July 1973. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  4. "1976 Census of Canada: Population - Geographic Distributions" (PDF). Statistics Canada. June 1977. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  5. "1981 Census of Canada: Census subdivisions in decreasing population order" (PDF). Statistics Canada. May 1992. Retrieved February 2, 2021.
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  10. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data (Prince Edward Island)". Statistics Canada. August 20, 2021. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  11. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Prince Edward Island)". Statistics Canada. July 25, 2021. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
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  13. 1 2 "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), Prince Edward Island". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved March 3, 2022.