Nicholls Town

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Nicholls Town
Nicholls Town is located in Bahamas
Nicholls Town
Nicholls Town
Coordinates: 25°08′29″N 78°00′21″W / 25.14139°N 78.00583°W / 25.14139; -78.00583Coordinates: 25°08′29″N 78°00′21″W / 25.14139°N 78.00583°W / 25.14139; -78.00583
Country  Bahamas
Island Andros
District North Andros
Population (2010)
 • Total 645
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern Time Zone)
Area code(s) 242

Nicholls Town is a town located in North Andros, part of Andros island in the Bahamas. The town features a sweeping beachfront.

It is named for Edward Nicolls, an Anglo-Irish military leader in the Caribbean in the early 19th century. He was an active abolitionist and because of him many former slaves were able to escape from the U.S. The founders of Nicholls Town were ex-slave refugees from the United States.[1]:129

The Andros Island Beach Resort is located in Nicolls Town.

It has a population of 645 (2010 Census).[2] The village is served by San Andros Airport.

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  1. ^ Millett, Nathaniel (2013). The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World. University Press of Florida. ISBN 9780813044545.
  2. ^ NORTH ANDROS POPULATION BY SETTLEMENT AND TOTAL NUMBER OF OCCUPIED DWELLINGS: 2010 CENSUS - Bahamas Department of Statistics

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