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Destination Travel Guide for Visitors to Jamaica MONTEGO BAY
(ST. JAMES)

Montego Bay, also known as “MoBay”, is considered the tourist capital of Jamaica and is one of the most famous vacation getaways in the world.

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Popular for its Luxurious Resorts, Duty-Free Shopping, a Cruise Line Terminal which can accommodate Megaliners and a series of White-Sand Beaches, Montego Bay is Jamaica’s second largest city & Premiere Tourist Destination!

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Montego Bay, capital city of St. James Parish and Most Visited City on the Island, is located along Jamaica’s North Coast with the Ocean on One Side and the Jungle on the Other.

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Places of interest in Montego Bay include Doctor’s Cave Beach, the Rockland Bird Sanctuary and Sam Sharpe Square.

Sam Sharpe Square is named after one of Jamaica’s National Heroes, Sam Sharpe, leader of the 1831 Christmas Rebellion in Montego Bay. The slave uprising burnt several cane fields and Sharpe was hung by the colonial government.

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Verney House is a self-contained oasis in the middle of the hustle & bustle of the hip strip, only mins away from Margaretville, Pier One & Doctor's Cave Beach.

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Located just outside Montego Bay, Rastafari Indigenous Village is a living cultural center that offers you an opportunity to experience the Rastafari way of life. …

Doctor's Cave Beach is one of the best beaches in Jamaica for tourists & locals located on the popular hip strip in Montego Bay & is a must visit.

Experience the past as you venture into the world of the White Witch, as she roams this 18th Century plantation seeking the love & fortune that lured her here.

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The Old Fort Montego, with its well-preserved cannons, is now home to a craft and souvenir market. The facility offers intimate shops showcasing casual resort …

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Just outside of Montego Bay, is the famous “White Witch of Rose Hall” Georgian mansion, built in the 1770’s high on a forested hillside, looking down at the coast.

Rose Hall is one of Jamaica’s most historic plantation homes and legend claims that the house is haunted by the ghost of Annie Palmer, known as the “White Witch of Rose Hall” and said to have murdered her three husbands.

Both Day and Night Tours of Rose Hall are available…

Early Spanish maps of Montego Bay show it called “Bahia de Manteca” or “Bay of Pig Lard”, but today the City is the location of the modern Donald Sangster International Airport (MBJ), Jamaica’s largest airport.

Montego Bay is a vibrant city alive with activities for every budget and preference, located right along the seashore yet great for visitors who want to do more than relax at the beach.

The city is Scenic and Romantic and home to the Hip Strip (Gloucester Avenue) – a mile of Restaurants, Entertainment, Shopping, Fun and Excitement!

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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.

YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

  • 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 Montego Bay (St. James)

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

Maroon Town, Montego Bay – 2,669 – 18.35°N 77.79°W
Cambridge, Montego Bay – 3,384 – 18.32°N 77.89°W
Anchovy, Montego Bay – 3,633 – 18.4097°N 77.9339°W
Montego Bay, Montego Bay – 96,488 – 18.4666°N 77.9166°W

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