Half Tree Hollow

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Half Tree Hollow
Districts of St Helena island
Districts of St Helena island
Sovereign state United Kingdom
British overseas territory  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Island Saint Helena
Status District
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Population (2008)
 • Total 901
 • Density 1,458/sq mi (563.1/km2)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Half Tree Hollow is the "suburb" of Jamestown, Saint Helena, a British island territory in the South Atlantic Ocean. The village is built at the top of Jacob's Ladder, a hillside stairway connecting it with Jamestown. The village was built because of the lack of adequate space in Jamestown and because of its geology.

Half Tree Hollow has a population that is greater than that of Jamestown. In 2008 it had a population of 901, compared to a population of 1,140 in 1998.[1] It is a district of the island and at 1.6 km2 it is the smallest, the most populated and the most densely populated district. The district includes Ladder Hill.

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Coordinates: 15°56′0″S 5°43′12″W / 15.93333°S 5.72000°W / -15.93333; -5.72000