Anna's Retreat, United States Virgin Islands

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Anna's Retreat
Town
Nickname(s): Tutu
Anna's Retreat is located in the Virgin Islands
Anna's Retreat
Anna's Retreat
Location within the United States Virgin Islands
Coordinates: 18°20′N 64°53′W / 18.333°N 64.883°W / 18.333; -64.883Coordinates: 18°20′N 64°53′W / 18.333°N 64.883°W / 18.333; -64.883
Country U.S. Virgin Islands
Island Saint Thomas
Population (2000)
 • Total 8,197
ZIP code 00802, 00803
Area code(s) 340

Anna's Retreat is a town in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. As of 2000, the population was 8,197, making Anna's Retreat the second largest town in the U.S. Virgin Islands after the territorial capital, Charlotte Amalie.

As with many parts of the territory, tourists are often present in the town.

On January 12, 2008, the United States Geological Survey reported that an earthquake of magnitude 2.4 had occurred 10 miles north of Anna's Retreat. Seismic activity is not unheard of in the region of the Caribbean where the U.S. Virgin Islands are located.

Education[edit]

The Joseph Gomez Elementary School and the Emanuel Benjamin Oliver Elementary school serve Anna's Retreat.[1]

Geography[edit]

Anna's Retreat sits in Tutu Valley in the Tutu subdistrict and is on the east side of Saint Thomas.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Anna's Retreat has a tropical savanna climate, abbreviated "Am" on climate maps.[2]

Shopping[edit]

Anna's Retreat is one of the biggest shopping districts in the U.S. Virgin Islands and is also home to Tutu Park Mall.

Transportation[edit]

The Weymouth Rhymer Highway passes through Anna's Retreat, turning into Red Hook Rd which leads to Red Hook.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Maps
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Anna's Retreat, United States Virgin Islands

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