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District of West Grand Bahama
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Country  Bahamas
Island Crest of Grand Bahama.gif Grand Bahama
Established 1996
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 242

West Grand Bahama is one of 31 districts of The Bahamas. The district covers the entire western part of Grand Bahama island. It does not include the city of Freeport, which is its own district. Communities within West Grand Bahama include the settlements of Mack Town, Hunters, Lewis Yard, Pinder's Point, Eight Mile Rock, Hepburn Town, Bartlett Hill, Hanna Hill, Pine Dale, Martin Town, Russell Town, Jones Town, Sea Grape, Holmes Rock, Bootle Bay and the westernmost settlement of West End.


West Grand Bahama is divided into four town areas or townships. Each township has its own chairperson. They are:

  • Township of West End
  • Township of Eight Mile Rock West
  • Township of Eightmile Rock East
  • Township of Pinder's Point
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