Town of Stratford
The Town of Stratford is a full service community nestled along the beautiful south shore of Queens County, Prince Edward Island. It’s only minutes away from the Island’s Capital City of Charlottetown, offering a beautiful scenic view of the capital from across the waters. Stratford covers a land area of 22.1 square km of magnificent waterviews, with desirable and peaceful neighborhoods of rich rural heritage. Offering quality of life to its ever growing population of 7,000.
Learn about our Town!
The Town of Stratford is located immediately to the southeast of the City of Charlottetown, the provincial capital and largest municipality in Prince Edward Island. The Stratford area was founded in the 1750's when several Acadian families settled in the Bunbury area, and following acceptance of the Royal Commission on the Land's recommendations by the Provincial Government, the Town of Stratford was created on April 1, 1995.
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The Town Crest
Meanings and symbolism.
The word Stratford means "Road Over Water".
The solid green bar under the word Stratford represents the road and the land
Blue waves represent the water.
The Town of Stratford is made up of five communities (Bunbury, Southport, Cross Roads, Keppoch-Kinlock, and Battery Point). The five communities are also represented by the budding branches towards the bottom of the crest. The five sets of buds, one at the top and four along the sides, were chosen as they represent the birth and growth of a new town.
The type style for the word "Stratford" and the color gold were chosen as they both represent heritage and greatness.