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Alberton, Prince Edward Island

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Welcome to Alberton ...

The coastal town of Alberton is located on the north coast of Prince Edward Island (the Gulf of Saint Lawrence).

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Alberton had a population of 1,081 people.<1>

Alberton is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Alberton lies in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

Alberton lies within the (902) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Alberton: C0B<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Alberton had a population of 1,081 people.

The population of Alberton represents 0.8% of the total population of Prince Edward Island (which had 135,851 people at that time), making it the province's 9th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 1,081 people, the population of Alberton decreased 3.05% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 1,115 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alberton.

Communities near Alberton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alberton and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2006
Alma   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cascumpec   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Elmsdale   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Greenmount - Montrose   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mill River East   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Miminegash   [Map]   176   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Alberton.

Communities Also Named Alberton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Alberton - they are located in Alabama, Montana, Ontario and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alberton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alberton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alberton:

Websites for Alberton ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alberton ...

Looking for more information about Alberton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alberton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alberton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alberton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Alberton were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Alberton). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Alberton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Alberton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alberton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alberton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alberton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8128, Longitude: -64.0649     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alberton.