Manchioneal, Jamaica

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Manchioneal is located in Jamaica
Manchioneal
Manchioneal
Location of Manchioneal in Jamaica

Manchioneal is a settlement in Jamaica. It has a population of 2,292 as of 2009.[1] It is located towards the eastern end in the parish of Portland. The town got its name from the Manchioneel tree, a plant located exclusively along the coastline in the community. The major sources of income for residents are fishing and farming. The community has a bay (curve indentation of the coast) known as Manchioneal Bay, where fishing boats can be seen anchored along the shore. The community includes an all-age school, a post office, a police station and several churches. Major attractions in close proximity include Reach Falls and other nearby beaches.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamaica: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2009. 

Coordinates: 18°03′07″N 76°16′55″W / 18.052°N 76.282°W / 18.052; -76.282