廈村), or Ha Tsuen Heung
(廈村鄉) is an area at the west of Yuen Long Town
in Hong Kong
. Administratively, it belongs to Yuen Long District
In Hung Wu reign of Ming Dynasty
, two members of Tang clans
in Kam Tin
left for Ha Tsuen as they saw the potentials of this place as markets and places of producing fish and salt.
These two members of Tang clans, Tang Hung Wai and Tang Hung Chih, built two villages there The two villages are Tseung Kong Wai (formerly Tung Tau Lei) and Tung Tau Tsuen (formerly Sai Tau Lei).
It was once important port-market because of the water transport system. There were rivers flowing to Deep Bay; boats from Canton and other places can reached Ha Tsuen.