Cardigan, Prince Edward Island
|Province||Prince Edward Island|
|• Land||5.12 km2 (1.98 sq mi)|
|• Density||52.5/km2 (136/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−04:00 (UTC)|
The community was named after James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan, later Duke of Montague. Situated on the Cardigan River and originally named Cardigan Bridge, the community started and grew as a result of the shipbuilding industry and lumber trade.
The community is also home to Canada's smallest library.
- Canada's Smallest Library
- Cardigan River Heritage Centre
- Shipbuilding Museum
- Cape Light Restaurant
- Cardigan Marina
- Cardigan Lobster Suppers
- Census Profile, 2016 Census Cardigan, Community [Census subdivision, Prince Edward Island and Kings, County [Census division], Prince Edward Island]
- "Municipal Councils and Contact Information" (PDF). Government of Prince Edward Island. January 27, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2017.
- P.E.I. library vies to be world's smallest, CBC News, July 23, 2013.
- "EC2018–586: Municipal Government Act Town of Three Rivers Establishment" (PDF). Government of Prince Edward Island Executive Council. September 25, 2018. pp. 323–327. Retrieved October 27, 2018.
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