Saint George, Barbados

parish in Barbados

The parish of Saint George ("St. George") is in the interior of Barbados. It is one of two land-locked parishes. The other is Saint Thomas to the north. A landmark in the parish is Gun Hill Signal Station. It is one of the few remaining signal stations, dating back to 1818.

Saint George
Map of Barbados showing Saint George
Map of Barbados showing Saint George
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IndependenceNovember 30, 1966 (1966-11-30)
Parliamentry seats2
 • TypeParliamentary democracy
 • Total44 km2 (17 sq mi)
 • Total19,530
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (Eastern Caribbean)
Area code
Largest townThe Glebe

Saint George borders six of the eleven other parishes. This is more than any other parish.