St. Johns, Saba

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St. Johns
View of St Johns Village as seen from Mount Scenery
View of St Johns Village as seen from Mount Scenery
Map of Saba showing St. Johns
Map of Saba showing St. Johns
Coordinates: 17°37′13.36″N 63°14′35.1″W / 17.6203778°N 63.243083°W / 17.6203778; -63.243083Coordinates: 17°37′13.36″N 63°14′35.1″W / 17.6203778°N 63.243083°W / 17.6203778; -63.243083
Country Netherlands
Public body Saba
Population
 • Total186
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)

St. Johns is the smallest settlement on Saba[1] and is located between The Bottom and Windwardside. It was the birthplace of Cornelia Jones.[2]

Geography[edit]

St. Johns is primarily a residential area, but also contains both schools on the island, the Sacred Heart School (primary education) and Saba Comprehensive School (secondary education).

Sights[edit]

Attached to the Sacred Heart School is a small chapel that is run by Father Janssen. It is common to see the chapel used by the school on weekdays for religious class and on Sunday for mass.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The villages of Saba (Saba Tourist Bureau)
  2. ^ Johnson, Will (15 August 2009). "Under the Sea Grape Tree: Miss Cornelia Jones First Woman Member of the Island Council" (PDF). The Daily Herald. Philipsburg, St. Maarten. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2017. Retrieved 4 November 2017.

External links[edit]

Media related to St. Johns at Wikimedia Commons