Piti is a village located on the western shore of the United States territory of Guam. It contains the commercial port of Guam at Apra Harbor as well as several of the island’s largest power plants. NAVFAC Marianas is located there.

Piti
Location of Piti, Guam within the Territory of Guam.
Location of Piti, Guam within the Territory of Guam.
CountryUnited States
TerritoryGuam
Government
 • MayorJesse L.G. Alig (R)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total1,454
 • Ethnic groups
Chamorro
Time zoneUTC+10 (ChST)
Census Pop.
19601,467
19701,284−12.5%
19802,866123.2%
19901,827−36.3%
20001,666−8.8%
20101,454−12.7%
Source:[1]
Village of Piti, 1900
Piti Guns: WWII Japanese coastal defense guns still in Piti

EducationEdit

Guam Public School System serves the island.

Jose Rios Middle School is in Piti. Southern High School in Santa Rita serves the village.[2]

Notable residentsEdit

Mayor of PitiEdit

CommissionerEdit

  • Manuel S. Santos (1933–1938)
  • Juan B. Quenga Cruz (1938–1941)
  • Gaily R. Kaminga (1952–1957)
  • Vicente A. Limtiaco (1957–1973)

MayorEdit

  • David B. Salas (1973–1981)
  • Nieves F. Sablan (1981–1985)
  • Bert S. Hedley (1985–1989)
  • Isabel S. Haggard (1989–2005)
  • Vicente "Ben" D. Gumataotao (2005–2017)
  • Jesse L.G. Alig (2017–present)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2010 Guam Statistical Yearbook" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-07-23. (4.3 MB), (rev. 2011)
  2. ^ "Guam's Public High Schools." Guam Public School System. Accessed September 8, 2008.

Coordinates: 13°27′39″N 144°41′27″E / 13.46083°N 144.69083°E / 13.46083; 144.69083