Parham, Antigua and Barbuda

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Parham
Town
Parham is located in Antigua and Barbuda
Parham
Parham
Coordinates: 17°06′N 61°46′W / 17.100°N 61.767°W / 17.100; -61.767Coordinates: 17°06′N 61°46′W / 17.100°N 61.767°W / 17.100; -61.767
CountryAntigua and Barbuda
IslandAntigua
Civil parishSaint Peter Parish (capital)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total757
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)

Parham is a coastal town and port located in and capital of Saint Peter Parish on the island of Antigua, in Antigua and Barbuda.

Geography[edit]

Parham is on the shore of Parham Harbour, a well-protected anchorage.

It has a population of 1,276 (2001 census).[1]

It is the oldest town in the country (established in 1632) and was once the capital of British Antigua and Barbuda.

Attractions[edit]

  • Parham Hill, a well-preserved colonial home.
  • Great Bird Island, in Parham Harbor
  • St. Peter's Church was built in 1840 by eminent English architect Thomas Weekes.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2013-02-09.