Destination Travel Guide for Visitors to Jamaica MANDEVILLE
Mandeville is the capital city of Jamaica’s sixth largest parish, Manchester, and the hub of the bauxite mining industry.
Located in the hills, Mandeville isn’t usually very hot, making life there very appealing for a lot of people, particularly retirees and Jamaican Returning Residents.
One of the oldest standing hotels in the Caribbean, the Mandeville Hotel, is located in this parish, as well as one of the oldest golf courses in the Western hemisphere, the Manchester Club Golf Course.
The area is mostly mountainous with a cooler climate than other areas of Jamaica, with panoramic views of the surrounding region due to Mandeville’s elevation about 2,000 feet above sea level
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The parish is known for growing citrus in abundance, including oranges, grapefruits, and the “Ortanique”, a hybrid cross between oranges and tangerines.
Coffee and various herb plants are also grown in and around Mandeville.Some points of interest in Mandeville include the Mandeville Court House, the Marshall Pen Great House, Maidstone District and the Manchester Parish Church.
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Cities, Towns & Districts
in Mandeville (Manchester)
Town or District City / Parish – Population (Approx.) – GPS Coordinates
Alligator Pond, Mandeville / Manchester – 1,542 – 17.8711°N 77.5683°W
Williamsfield, Mandeville / Manchester – 2,800 – 18.07°N 77.48°W
Coleyville, Mandeville / Manchester – 3,320 – 18.22°N 77.50°W
Porus, Mandeville / Manchester – 5,095 – 18.03°N 77.42°W
Christiana, Mandeville / Manchester – 7,235 – 18.17°N 77.49°W
Mandeville, Mandeville / Manchester – 39,945 – 18.05°N 77.48°W
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