District of Hope Town
|• Type||District Council|
|• Chief Councillor||Jeremy Sweeting|
|• Deputy Chief Councillor||Lana Russell|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
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.