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Welcome to White Sands ...

White Sands is located on the southeast coast of Prince Edward Island (at the Northumberland Strait).

Time Zone: White Sands 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).

White Sands is within the (902) area code.

Communities near White Sands ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from White Sands and not the distance as if you drove.<1>.

Community   2006<2>
Population
DirDistance
Alliston   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Beach Point   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Cardigan   [Map]   374   N   18 miles [29 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   634   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Iris   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Montague   [Map]   1,812   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named White Sands ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named White Sands - they are located in Alberta, Georgia, Maryland, New Mexico and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around White Sands. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Sands ...

Looking for more information about White Sands? 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.

Looking for more information about White Sands? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to White Sands, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for White Sands.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Sands. 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>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- White Sands) 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 White Sands. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White Sands

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Sands. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9667, Longitude: -62.5667     [Map].

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for White Sands 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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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019