Blowing Point, Anguilla

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Blowing Point
District
Ferry Terminal
Ferry Terminal
Blowing Point is located in Anguilla
Blowing Point
Blowing Point
Coordinates: 18°10′38″N 63°05′38″W / 18.1771°N 63.0939°W / 18.1771; -63.0939
Country United Kingdom
Overseas TerritoryAnguilla
Area
 • Land5.15 km2 (1.99 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total870

Blowing Point is a village and one of the fourteen Districts of Anguilla, located on the southern coast.[2] It is home to Anguilla's ferry terminal.

Transport[edit]

Blowing Point Ferry Terminal

Ferry Terminal[edit]

There are regular ferries from St. Martin to Anguilla providing a half hour service.[3] It is a 20-minute crossing from Marigot to Blowing Point. Ferries commence service from 7:00 AM. There are also a charter services, from Blowing Point to Princess Juliana Airport which connect to in- and outgoing international flights.[3] In 2007, 188,176 of the 271,959 people (both visitors and residents) entered Anguilla via the ferry terminal.[4] This way of travel is the most common method of transport between Anguilla and St. Martin or Sint Maarten. The exiting terminal will be redesigned and enlarged in 2021.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Blowing Point, Anguilla
(Source: Statoids.com)
Year19741984199420012011
Population501463802779870 [1]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Anguilla census data". Statoids.com. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  2. ^ "General election set for February". Jamaica Gleaner. 7 January 2010. Retrieved 23 January 2010.
  3. ^ a b Jacobs Consultancy 2008, p. 7.
  4. ^ Jacobs Consultancy 2008, p. 17.
  5. ^ "MINISTRY RELEASES BLOWING POINT FERRY TERMINAL DESIGN". The Anguillian. Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Germain Hughes - Player Info". Global Sports Archive. Retrieved 11 May 2021.

Bibliography[edit]

Coordinates: 18°10′38″N 63°05′38″W / 18.1771°N 63.0939°W / 18.1771; -63.0939