St. Elizabeth, one of Jamaica's largest parishes, is located in the southwest of the island, in the county of Cornwall.
Latitude and longitude of Black River
Black River is the capital of St. Elizabeth Parish, in southwestern Jamaica. It developed as a port around the mouth of the river of the same name. Today the city is a centre of environmental tourism and a gateway to the Treasure Beach resort area. Treasure Beach and Crane Beach are to the south-east with Luana Beach to the west.
Latitude: 18° 01' 34.90" N
Longitude: -77° 50' 55.43" W
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The Parish of Manchester is located in west-central Jamaica, in the county of Middlesex. Its capital, Mandeville, is a major business centre, and the only parish capital not located on the coast or on a major river. The Right Excellent Norman Washin…
Accompong (from the Akan name Acheampong) is a historical maroon village, located in the hills of St. Elizabeth Parish in Jamaica, consolidated by a treaty in 1739. It is located in one of the two areas where runaway slaves settled, originally with …
Tranquility Bay was a residential treatment facility affiliated with World Wide Association of Specialty Programs and Schools (WWASP), that operated from 1997 to early 2009. It was located in Calabash Bay, Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica.
The Black River is one of the longest rivers in Jamaica. At a length of 53.4 km (33.2 mi), it was believed to be the longest until it was discovered that the Rio Minho was 92.8 km long. Its name refers to the darkness of the river bed caused by thic…
Munro College is a prominent boarding school for boys in St Elizabeth, Jamaica. It was founded in 1856 as the Potsdam School (named for the city of Potsdam) a free school for poor boys in St. Elizabeth as stipulated in the will of plantation owners …
Santa Cruz is a town in Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica, on the A2 road connecting Black River to Mandeville. A minor market village until the 1950s, the development of nearby areas for bauxite mining stimulated its growth in the 1950s and 1960s, as did th…
White House is a settlement in Jamaica. It has a population of 3,476 as of 2009. Accommodating just under 4,000 residents now, Whitehouse is known traditionally for its vibrant fishing industry.
Malvern is a village in the Santa Cruz Mountains in Jamaica's St.
Maggotty is a settlement in Jamaica. It has a population of 1,335 as of 2009.Maggotty was a Bauxite mining town in the 1960s and 1970s. The Revere Bauxite plant polluted the longest river on the Island of Jamaica, the Black river.
Lacovia High School (COBY) is a government-owned, co-educational, first-to-fifth form, non-traditional, secondary school located in Lacovia in the parish of St Elizabeth, Jamaica. According to Go-Local Jamaica, an online branch of the Jamaica Gleane…
St. Elizabeth Technical High School is a secondary school in the Santa Cruz plains in the parish of St.
The Great River (Jamaica) is one of Jamaica's major rivers, and forms the boundary of the parish of St James with Westmoreland and Hanover.
Bluefields is a settlement in Westmoreland Parish on the West Indian island of Jamaica.
Stonehenge is a town in northwest Jamaica.
Lacovia is a town in Saint Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica, located on the Black River between the Upper Morass and the Lower Morrass.
Bath is a settlement on the south-west coast of Jamaica.
The Y.S. River is a river found in the southern parish of St Elizabeth on the island of Jamaica. It has the famous Y.S.