The community of Hants Harbour is an incorporated town having a population of 401 (2006 Census) located on the east side of Trinity Bay on the Bay de Verde Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada.
Hants Harbour is a small fishing village built around a small harbour which opens on the north to Trinity Bay. The harbour waters are able to accommodate vessels up to 100 tons, the landscapes which surround it are low hills which are rocky and barren.
From the beginning the economy of Hants Harbour was based mainly on the fisheries, until the nineteenth century when it was the inshore cod fishery and the Labrador fishery during the latter half of the century. During the nineteenth and twentieth century was also seasonally an important source of income.