Treasure Cay

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Treasure Cay, Bahamas is a small coastal resort development on the east coast of Abaco Island with multiple resorts, condominium developments, and private houses.

The town of Treasure Cay has bars, restaurants, shops, a library, a dive shop, a marina, tennis courts, and a golf course. There are boats that can be chartered, often for bone fishing. The resorts have many of their own amenities as well.

Treasure Cay Airport is about 12 km from Treasure Cay.

History[edit]

The settlement of Carleton Point, named after Sir Guy Carleton, was founded in 1783 on the northern end of Sand Banks Cay by about 600 Loyalists fleeing the post-Revolutionary United States. A hurricane hit in 1785, and the settlement was later deserted[1]

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References[edit]

  • Steve Dodge, The First Loyalist Settlements in Abaco, Carleton and Marsh's Harbour, 1979 (not seen)

Coordinates: 26°40′34.95″N 77°17′36.74″W / 26.6763750°N 77.2935389°W / 26.6763750; -77.2935389