Miminegash, Prince Edward Island

Miminegash, Prince Edward Island is located in Prince Edward Island
Miminegash, Prince Edward Island
Location of Miminegash in Prince Edward Island

Miminegash (Population 173)[1] is a municipality that holds community status in Prince Edward Island, Canada.[2] It is located 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Alberton and 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Tignish. It is part of a small area in Lot 3 known as either the St. Louis, Palmer Road, or Miminegash area. This area is often associated with Tignish due to the shared Acadian roots between these areas.


Miminegash is within 5 miles (8.0 km) of the following communities, known collectively as the St. Louis–Miminegash area. The area is a major source and processing center for Irish Moss harvested locally from the sea. Once processed into carrageenan, it is used as an emulsifier or a source of gloss for things such as ice cream, chocolate milk or lipstick.


  1. ^ http://www.gov.pe.ca/placefinder/index.php3?cgndb=BAEHA&formattype=&city=Miminegash
  2. ^ "Municipal Councils and Contact Information" (PDF). Government of Prince Edward Island. January 27, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2017.

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Coordinates: 46°52′44.3″N 64°13′18.4″W / 46.878972°N 64.221778°W / 46.878972; -64.221778 (Miminegash)