What are the official Canada Post abbreviations for municipalities in Prince Edward Island

    To meet addressing guidelines or to accommodate limitations on address fields in your database, you may need to adjust the names of towns, cities or communities with long names. 

    Canada Post has a list of official abbreviations for some municipalities in PEI with names longer than 13 characters.

    Use these official shortened names:

    • If your database fields cannot accommodate longer names.
    • To ensure the mailing address fits on a standard mailing label while meeting the addressing guidelines outlined by Canada Post.

    Find the official abbreviations for some municipalities in Prince Edward Island below.

    Municipality 13-character abbreviation 18-character abbreviation

    BLOOMFIELD STATION

    BLOOMFLD-STN

     

    BLOOMING POINT

    BLOOMING PT

     

    CABLE HEAD EAST

    CABLE HEAD E

     

    CABLE HEAD WEST

    CABLE HEAD W

     

    CENTRAL BEDEQUE

    CENT-BEDEQUE

     

    DINGWELLS MILLS

    DINGWELLS MLS

     

    ELLERSLIE-BIDEFORD

    ELRLSIEBUDFRD

     

    FORTUNE BRIDGE

    FORTUN BRIDGE

     

    GRAND TRACADIE

    GR TRACADIE

     

    HEAD OF HILLSBOROUGH

    HEAD OF HILLS

    HEAD OF HILLSBRGH

    LOWER DARNLEY

    LWR DARNLEY

     

    LOWER HAMILTON

    LWR HAMILTON

     

    LOWER MALPEQUE

    LWR MALPEQUE

     

    LOWER ROLLO BAY

    LWR ROLLO BAY

     

    MCNEILLS MILLS

    MCNEILL MILL

     

    MOUNT PLEASANT

    MNT PLEASANT

     

    MURRAY HARBOUR

    MURRAY-HBR

     

    MURRAY HARBOUR NORTH

    MURRAY HBR N

    MURRAY HARBOUR N

    NORTH WILTSHIRE

    N-WILTSHIRE

     

    OYSTER BED BRIDGE

    OYSTER BD BRG

     

    SAVAGE HARBOUR

    SAVAGE HBR

     

    SOURIS LINE ROAD

    SOURIS LINE R

     

    SOUTH FREETOWN

    S FREETOWN

     

    ST PETERS HARBOUR

    ST PETERS HBR

     

    ST. PATRICK ROAD

    ST PATRICK RD

     

    TRACADIE CROSS

    TRACADIE CR

     

    WELLINGTON STATION

    WELLNGTON-STN

     

    WEST ST PETERS

    W ST PETERS