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
Country Canada
Province Prince Edward Island
County Queens County
Parish Greenville Parish
Township Lot 23
Incorporated 1974
Community 1983
 • CAO Sarah Weeks
 • Total 2.35 sq mi (6.08 km2)
Population (2006)
 • Total 319
 • Density 136/sq mi (52.5/km2)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Canadian Postal code C0A 1N0
Area code(s) 902
Telephone Exchanges 621, 734, 964
NTS Map 011L06
Website Community 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.


  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