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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).

Alberton is near sea level<1>.

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 is within the boundaries of the (902) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Alberton: C0B<2>

Websites for Alberton ...

Official Website: www.townofalberton.ca/

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.

Communities near Alberton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alberton.

  • O'Leary
  • Tignish
  • Tyne Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyne Valley
    • Tyne Valley lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Alberton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyne Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyne Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyne Valley<4>
  • Miminegash
  • Saint Louis
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Louis
    • Saint Louis lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Alberton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Louis came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Louis
  • Cascumpec
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cascumpec
    • Cascumpec lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Alberton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cascumpec came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cascumpec
  • Elmsdale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmsdale
    • Elmsdale lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Alberton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmsdale came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmsdale
  • Fortune Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fortune Cove
    • Fortune Cove lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Alberton.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fortune Cove
  • Greenmount - Montrose
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenmount - Montrose
    • Greenmount - Montrose lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Alberton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenmount - Montrose came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenmount - Montrose
  • Mill River East
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill River East
    • Mill River East lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Alberton.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill River East came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill River East

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alberton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alberton.

Adding Alberton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Alberton was on a map titled Map of Maritime Provinces of Canada (from Rand McNally, 1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alberton.

The official website for Alberton: www.townofalberton.ca/

The official website for Province of Prince Edward Island: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alberton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>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.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AlbertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8128, Longitude: -64.0649    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




 

 

 

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