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The Community of Hant's Harbour


Hant's Harbour is an outport town located on Route 80 of the North East Coast of Trinity Bay, on the Avalon Peninsula.

Population Demographics:

• Total Population: 519

Industries / Economic Activity:

• The crab processing plant is a major employer.
Agriculture - Growing Vegetables
Construction - House Construction
Fishery - Primary and Secondary Processing (Crab, Lobster, Herring)

Municipal Tax Structure:

• The residential and business tax rates in the Town of Hant's Harbour are competitive with other towns on the Baccalieu Trail.

Municipal Services:

• Hant's Harbour became incorporated on October 13, 1970. Hant's Harbour Town Council consists of six councillors and a mayor. A copy of the Town Plan can be obtained at The Hant's Harbour Town Hall.
• Water and Sewer available in most areas of town 
• Garbage Collection on a weekly basis 
• Recycling Boxes

Real Estate:

• Average price of a three-bedroom bungalow: $25,000 
• Average rental cost of a house: $200 per month 
• Average rental cost of a two-bedroom apartment: $250 per month 
• Home heating sources available include wood, electric, oil, and propane 


• United Church
• Pentecostal Church
• Salvation Army 

Law Enforcement / Crime Prevention:

• Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Harbour Grace Detachment (50 km) - 27 Police Officers / 11 Vehicles 

Education Facilities:

Avalon West School Board 
• Perlwin Elementary, Winterton, Grades k-7 
Baccalieu Collegiate (Old Perlican)

• Public and Private Post-Secondary Facilities are available in Carbonear and nearby Bay Roberts

Keyin College
College of the North Atlantic
Canadian Training Institute
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL

Other Services:

• Taxi service
• Bus Service to and from St. John's
• Telecommunications (Telephone, Internet and Cellular Service)
• Media Services - Regional and Provincial Newspapers, Cable TV, Community Channel, regional radio station at Carbonear
• Recreation Facilities (Playground) 
• Development Organizations (Harbour Authority, Hertiage Committee, Library Committee, Hant's Harbour Local Development) 
• Others (church groups) 

Commercial Services:

• Gas Bar 
• Grocery Store 
• Retail Store 
• Beauty Salon 
• Convenience Store 
• Computer Sales 
• Take-out

Service Organizations:

• Lions Club 
• Sea Side Seniors 
• Loyal Orange Lodge / LOBA 
• Fire Brigade

For more information:

The Town of Hant's Harbour
P.O. Box 40
Hant's Harbour, NL A0A 1Y0
Telephone: (709) 586-2741
Fax: (709) 586-2680


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