Hunter River Municipal Information
Hunter River Municipal Information
According to the 2011 Statistics Canada Census, the Community of Hunter River has a population of 294 residents within 155 private dwellings.
The municipality covers 6.08 square kilometers and is located in Queens County in the central portion of Prince Edward Island, South-West of North Rustico.
Its precise location is N 4621'18.1" W 6320'56.2".
Emergency services for the community are provided by
  • Queens District RCMP ,
  • New Glasgow Fire Department,
  • & Island EMS.
  • Waste collection is provided province wide by Island Waste Management Corporation.
    Collections schedules and sorting guides are available on their website at
    Sewer services for a portion of Hunter River are provided by the Hunter River Sewerage Collection and Treatment Utility. For more information on the utility see the sewer utility section of our website.
    Municipal Elections are held every four years; the next election is the first Monday in November of 2018, unless a by-election is needed.
    Hunter River is part of the Provincial Election District 18, Rustico-Emerald.
    The district is currently represented by the Hon. Brad Trivers.
    Federally, the community is part of the riding of Malpeque represented currently by the Hon. Wayne Easter.