Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada (Port La-Joie, Isle-St-Jean, Acadia) - 1895 - Charlottetown
Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island, and of Queens co, is on the Hillsborough River, near the southern coast. Lat. 46° 15' N.; lon. 63° 7' W. It is well built, and contains the government buildings, post office, court-house, market, public hall, athenaeum, ex change, drill-shed, Prince of Wales, St. Dunstan's and Methodist colleges, normal school, convent, lunatic asylum, jail, and 9 churches. A semi-weekly and 5 weekly newspapers are here published. The town also contains 3 banks, savings-bank, a woollen-factory, iron-foundry, ship building yards, &c. The streets, which are lighted with gas, are wide and well laid out. It is on a railway which connects it with the principal towns and villages on the island. It is a Catholic bishop's see. Pop. (1891) 11,374.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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