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Destination Travel Guide for Visitors to Jamaica LUCEA

If it looks like the picture-perfect scene from a movie, it’s because Lucea has been used as a film location several times before!

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The Lucea Courthouse is a major landmark, including a tower clock that was actually made for the island of St. Lucia but sent here to Lucea by mistake. Oops…

The good news, however, is that the Clock works perfectly!

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Lucea is capital of Hanover Parish – Jamaica’s third smallest parish after Kingston & St. Andrew, located at the very northwestern tip of Jamaica – between the Negril and Montego Bay resort areas, each a 20-minute drive away.

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Lucea, Jamaica

Hanover was named after the 18th century’s King George I of England, from the House of Hanover in Germany.

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Poised on the limestone cliffs of Negril's scenic West End in Jamaica, The Caves capture all the essence of a seductive oceanfront sanctuary.

We have 3 small-sided fields available for rent 7 days a week. Our fields are floodlit so that you can play in the day or night as you hang out with friends.

The Negril Lighthouse was built in 1894 on a tank 14FT deep, which is kept filled with water to keep the Tower balanced & secured in the event of an earthquake.

Enjoy a luxurious, fully staffed Villa situated in a gated community, boasting a fresh water swimming pool & whirlpool, and 150 feet of private white sand beach

This uninhabited island off the coast of Kingston (Port Royal) is quiet during the week, ideal for nude sunbathing (There is almost no foot traffic on weekdays)

Feed your feathered friends at the Bird Aviary, and relax at the Adventure Falls with a 50ft cascading waterfall, 6 wading pools, and a 300ft waterslide!

Discover an oceanfront paradise, boasting white sandy shorelines, including Wi-Fi and an on-site massage area on the beach. We have activities for Kids too.

Experience & Photograph the world's famous Jamaican Blue Mountains, island culture & lush, tropical countryside - while riding out in the fresh Jamaican air.

This beach is one of the most popular beaches for visitors & locals. On holidays you will find a lot of people & most of the time a sound system is playing.

Every year Olympia Gallery is host to several exhibitions, culminating in the much-anticipated End of Year Show featuring works by multiple artists. 

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Come see the collection of Artifacts on display in the Great House which show various aspects of the life of the Tainos, Africans and Europeans.

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Lucea is the site of many historical landmarks. The Hanover Museum is located in an 18th-century prison and police barracks.

The museum was refurbished in 2011 & contains artifacts & exhibits on the area’s pirate history & the grand old days when Lucea was a major sugar and banana export port.

The Lucea Parish Church (of Hanover) is one of the oldest churches in Jamaica baptismal record dating back to 1725, the first burial in 1727 and the first marriage in 1749.

Legend says there is a tunnel leading from the church to nearby Fort Charlotte, a safe haven in times of war.

There are three waterfalls near Lucea – Kempshot Falls, Paradise & Dry Hill Falls, in addition to several Bays & Coves.

With much of the land is rural and a population of about 70,000, agriculture is Hanover’s main output with crops like Lucea Yams, Rice, Breadfruit and Sugar Cane, and with Pigs, Cattle and Goats being raised too.



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Explore Your Ancestral Family Tree with the Official Help of Jamaica’s Registrar’s General Department!

Have a Jamaican Government Staffer affordably conduct real Genealogical Research on your family’s history in Jamaica.

Jamaican Genealogical Information can be often incomplete as Official Registration of Births, Deaths, Baptismals & Marriages were originally kept & filed separately in each of Jamaica’s 14 parishes.

Additionally – Time, Nature & Acts of both God & Man have resulted in damage & loss to the Jamaican Family histories that do exist!

As a result, the most Efficient & Effective way to Find Out about Your Jamaican Family Roots is to work officially with Jamaica’s Government Registrar Department & their convenient & affordable Online Genealogical Research Application.

In an effort to improve customer service, the Jamaican Government Registrar Department has introduced a new online payment system for genealogical searches.

Official Genealogical Search Orders can be submitted and paid for Online, or by submitting a Money Order and a Jamaican Genealogical Researcher will contact you shortly to make arrangements for a follow up interview.

Hourly rates for Official Genealogical Research is only JM$1500.00 or the US equivalent depending on the dollar exchange rate value of the day – currently about $15USD per Hour.


  • The Names of Your Jamaican Relatives

  • The Parish (region) of their Birth, Death, Residence, Marriage or Baptism

  • The Approximate Dates of their Birth, Death & other Publicly-recorded Events

  • The Names of their Spouse & other relatives, both living & deceased

  • Their Job, Trade or Occupation

Write down as much of the above-mentioned ancestral detail as you can – along with any other details that may be of help to Jamaican Government Researchers.

Older Relatives may have different memories or stories about your shared Jamaican Ancestor so record their versions of events, dates, schools, churches, family nicknames, alternative name spellings too – especially connections to another Jamaican Parish, Major Life Event or Property Sale / Purchase.

Military affiliations, ranks or passed-down stories can be of help too as there may be information on your ancestors contained in records on the old British West Indian Regiment or listings of Jamaican-born soldiers who fought with & for the British in both World War 1 & 2.


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Cities, Towns & Districts
in Lucea (Hanover)

Town or District City / Parish   –   Population (Approx.)   –   GPS Coordinates

Cascade Lucea / Hanover –  1,220 – 18.40°N 78.10°W
Green Island Lucea / Hanover – 1,591  –  18.38°N 78.58°W
Hopewell Lucea / Hanover  –  4,268  –  18.25°N 78.30°W
Sandy Bay Lucea / Hanover  –  4,476  –  18.45°N 78.10°W
Lucea Lucea / Hanover –  6,002 –  18.44°N 78.18°W

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