The Town of Alberton is located in Prince County, on the north shore of western Prince Edward Island, Canada. Alberton is 95 kilometers from Confederation Bridge, the link to the mainland of Canada.
The Town of Alberton has a population of 1,115 people, making it the highest populated community in "West Prince" - the western most county on Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Alberton covers a land area of 4.5 square kilometers and is situated in a rural area. However, this is just "Alberton Proper", the small area within the town limits. The Alberton area actually takes in many other important and unique surrounding communities, attractions, people, and businesses.
Alberton is essentially a farming and fishing community as most of the land surrounding Alberton is farm land and there is a flourishing fishing wharf (Northport Harbour) just 5 minutes from Main Street. Alberton also has a thriving downtown business sector.
Attractions for visitors include the Alberton Public Library and the local Museum, Mill River Fun Park and Golf Course. Check out the Alberton's Murals, a series of murals to commemorate major historical events and don't miss out on Jacques Cartier Provincial Park’ lovely beaches and trails, located 5 km east of Alberton.
The museum currently contains displays of artifacts of early residents, many local photos illustrating the history of Alberton and its...