Parham, Antigua and Barbuda

Parham is a coastal town and port located in and capital of Saint Peter Parish on the island of Antigua, in Antigua and Barbuda.

Parham
Town
Parham is located in Antigua and Barbuda
Parham
Parham
Coordinates: 17°06′N 61°46′W / 17.100°N 61.767°W / 17.100; -61.767Coordinates: 17°06′N 61°46′W / 17.100°N 61.767°W / 17.100; -61.767
CountryAntigua and Barbuda
IslandAntigua
Civil parishSaint Peter Parish (capital)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total757
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)

GeographyEdit

Parham is on the shore of Parham Harbour, a well-protected anchorage.

It has a population of 1,276 (2001 census).[1]

It is the oldest town in the country (established in 1632) and was once the capital of British Antigua and Barbuda.

AttractionsEdit

  • Parham Hill, a well-preserved colonial home.
  • Great Bird Island, in Parham Harbor
  • St. Peter's Church was built in 1840 by eminent English architect Thomas Weekes.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2013-02-09.