Hope Town

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District of Hope Town
Coordinates: 25°4′N 77°20′W / 25.067°N 77.333°W / 25.067; -77.333Coordinates: 25°4′N 77°20′W / 25.067°N 77.333°W / 25.067; -77.333
Country  Bahamas
Island Abaco
Established 1996
Government
 • Type District Council
 • Chief Councillor Jeremy Sweeting
 • Deputy Chief Councillor Lana Russell
Population (2008)
 • Total 500
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 242

Hope Town is one of the districts of the Bahamas. It is on the Abaco Islands and a small village on Elbow Cay. In Hope Town, neither cars nor golf carts are allowed in the main part of town. Only bicycles and walking are allowed.

Hope Town has one of the last working kerosene-fueled lighthouses in the world. This lighthouse was built in 1862. It started working two years later.