Kings County (Prince Edward Island)
Location of the region in Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island
|Residents||17,990 (as of 2011)|
|Population density||10.7 inhabitants / km²|
|Time zone :||Atlantic Standard Time ( UTC −4)
Atlantic Daylight Time ( UTC −3, daylight saving time)
Kings County has 17,990 people living in an area of 1,685.80 km². The population density is therefore 11 inhabitants / km². Kings County is ranked number three of the counties according to all three figures.
Kings County is the smallest, most rural, and most sparsely populated district in the province. Kings County is the least dependent on agriculture compared to the rest of the counties, and more dependent on fishing and forestry . Large parts of the district are still being forested; the largest sawmill in the province is located here. The only industry other than forestry and agriculture that operates in Kings County is a small shipyard, although individual craft and business operations have sprung up.
- Census Profile. Statistics Canada, accessed July 29, 2012 .