Hunter River, Prince Edward Island

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Hunter River
Hunter River, Prince Edward Island is located in Prince Edward Island
Hunter River, Prince Edward Island
Hunter River in Prince Edward Island
Coordinates: 46°21′18″N 63°20′56″W / 46.35497°N 63.34897°W / 46.35497; -63.34897
CountryCanada
ProvincePrince Edward Island
CountyQueens County
ParishGreenville Parish
TownshipLot 23
Incorporated1974
Community1983
Government
 • CAOSarah Weeks
Area
 • Total2.35 sq mi (6.08 km2)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total319
 • Density136/sq mi (52.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Canadian Postal code
C0A 1N0
Area code(s)902
Telephone Exchanges621, 734, 964
NTS Map011L06
GNBC CodeBAEKC
WebsiteCommunity Website

Hunter River is a municipality that holds community status in Prince Edward Island, Canada.[1] It is located in Queens County southwest of North Rustico. It is situated on the Hunter River.

It has been suggested that Hunter River is represented in the works of Lucy Maud Montgomery as Bright River in the fictional region of Avonlea.[2]

James Charles McGuigan, who became Archbishop of Toronto and a Cardinal, was born in Hunter River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Councils and Contact Information" (PDF). Government of Prince Edward Island. January 27, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2017.
  2. ^ Notes on the Geography and Chronology of the Anne of Green Gables Books

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Coordinates: 46°21′0″N 63°21′0″W / 46.35000°N 63.35000°W / 46.35000; -63.35000