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The beautiful village of Murray Harbour is one of the real beauty spots of Prince Edward Island.

Murray Harbour,
Prince Edward Island

Harbour

is a small community in King's County, Prince Edward Island. Its year-round population does not exceed 360. Its main industries are fishing and its hangers-on, like fish processing. The village, is located in Kings County in the eastern portion of Prince Edward Island, East of Murray River.Its precise location is 46'00"N, 62'31"W.

The community

has a gas station, a fire/police station, a grocery, a restaurant, a number of churches, and a number of wharves. Most of the fishing boats owned by citizens of the Harbour are berthed at the Murray Harbour wharf, Machon Point wharf, or nearby Beach Point wharf. It is also the home of Tampa Bay Lightning's player, Brad Richards, who received the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy when Tampa Bay won the Stanley Cup in 2004

A Quaint Little Village

in Southern Kings County. Home of the Sailor, Fisherman, Farmer. It is situated close to the sea and perched on both sides of a narrow stream which opens into a spacious harbour. The beautiful village of Murray Harbour is one of the real beauty spots of Prince Edward Island. Murray Harbour is situated approximately 53 miles south east of Charlottetown.

It is only...

17 miles from Montague, the nearest town. The Village of Murray River is only about 5 miles west and the Wood Islands Ferry Terminal is about 10 miles south west of the village. Communities which surround it are: Beach Point, which is a large sized fishing community; Guernsey Cove; White Sands; Abney; and Gladstone. Situated as it is within several miles of the coast,Murray Harbour is the home of many men and women who; "They that go down to the sea in ships."

"The tall spars of many vessels towering about the houses add a romantic touch to the place...When the fleet is in, it’s a magnificent sight; equally as good, is the sight of several fully rigged ships sailing out of the mouth of the harbour in the clear sunshine of an early summer morning. ~ 1941"