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Welcome to Cardigan ...

The village of Cardigan is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Cardigan 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).

Cardigan lies within the (902) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Cardigan: C0A<2>

Communities Also Named Cardigan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cardigan - they are located in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

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

Communities near Cardigan ...

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

  • Montague
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montague
    • Montague lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Cardigan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montague came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montague
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montague<5>
  • Souris
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Souris
    • Souris lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Cardigan
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Souris came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Souris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Souris<5>
  • Georgetown
  • Murray River
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Murray Harbour
    • Morell
    • Saint Peters Bay
    • Mount Stewart
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Stewart
      • Mount Stewart lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Cardigan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Stewart came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Stewart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Stewart<5>
    • New Perth
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Perth
      • New Perth lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Cardigan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Perth came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Perth
    • Newport
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Cardigan
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cardigan ...

Looking for more information about Cardigan? 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 Cardigan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cardigan.

Adding Cardigan 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.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cardigan 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 Cardigan on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cardigan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cardigan - 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 Cardigan). 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 Cardigan 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cardigan) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cardigan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CardiganOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cardigan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2328, Longitude: -62.6183    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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