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The Community with the Big Heart, The Municipality of Centre Hastings.

Nestled in the heart of Hastings County lies the unique community of Centre Hastings with a population of 4,774 residents spread out over 222 sq. km. In 1998 the Urban (Madoc Village) and the Rural (Huntingdon Township) amalgamated to form the Municipality of Centre Hastings.

Boasting a rural, urban and recreation setting the municipality offers many features for residents and visitors. Among the inviting amenities is the Centre Hastings Park, that is home to the widely known Skate Park. In addition there are many other recreational features throughout the Municipality from South to North.

Many family farms still exist in the rural setting of the Municipality along with modernized farming. The various farming elements consist of dairy, beef, sheep, pigs along with hobby farms.

Centre Hastings is the home of Moira Lake that is a popular spot to local and foreign visitors for Muskie, Bass and Pickerel fishing. The park and boat launch is undergoing major upgrades by the local Kiwanis club, High School and volunteers.

In a small urban setting the village offers a variety of shops and services. One of the major services provided is the Tri Area Medical Centre.

Centre Hastings Information and Event Guide 2018 – Please click to view or download

Tax Info

Taxes are billed twice a year with 2 instalments each. They are due the last business day of the month in February, April, July and September. Penalty is charged at 1.25% per month (15% per year) on overdue accounts. Payments can be mailed, made online, at the TD Bank (Madoc Branch) or at the Municipal office by cash, cheque or debit. We also offer preauthorized monthly or instalment date withdrawals directly from your bank account. Forms are available online at or at the Municipal office.

Water & Sewer is billed bi-monthly with payments due the last business day in February, April, June, August, October and December. Penalty is charged at 1.25% per month (15% per year) on overdue accounts. Payment options are the same as Taxes and we offer pre-authorized instalment date withdrawals.

Download the Pre-Authorized Debit Form (PDF)

News & Notices

Dog Licensing -Now Live!

January 23rd, 2020

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Spring Load Restriction

February 21st, 2020

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COVID-19 Update - 27/03/20

March 13th, 2020

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Fire Ban

March 19th, 2020

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