Clarence Town

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For the town of the same name in New South Wales, Australia, see Clarence Town, New South Wales.
Clarence Town
Clarence Town is located in Bahamas
Clarence Town
Clarence Town
Coordinates: 23°06′00″N 74°58′58″W / 23.10000°N 74.98278°W / 23.10000; -74.98278Coordinates: 23°06′00″N 74°58′58″W / 23.10000°N 74.98278°W / 23.10000; -74.98278
Country  Bahamas
Island Long Island
Population (2012)
 • Total 1,786
Time zone Eastern Time Zone (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 242

Clarence Town is a town in the Bahamas. It is located on Long Island.

Clarence Town is the capital of Long Island and has a population of approximately 350 people. It has a marina, two restaurants as well as the government dock where the mail boat docks on a weekly basis. It also has a small grocery store, gas station and a small pub as well as a police station, post office and community centre. There are two churches in Clarence Town, both designed by John Hawes, of similar appearance with their twin towers. One is Anglican/Episcopal, named St. Paul's Anglican Church. The other is Roman Catholic, named St. Peter and Paul.

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