List of cities in Saint Helena

This is a list of towns and villages in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, consisting of the island of Saint Helena, Ascension Island and the islands of Tristan da Cunha.

Ascension Island

Settlement Other name(s) Notes
Georgetown The main civilian settlement on Ascension and its capital.
Two Boats Village Two Boats A civilian village, with the island's school.
Cat Hill Main Base The United States' main military base on the island.
Traveller's Hill Royal Air Force camp.

Wideawake Airfield (RAF Ascension Island) is a fifth area of settlement, but is not a centre of population.

Saint Helena Island

Settlement Other Name(s) Notes
Jamestown City of James Town[1] Jamestown is the capital of Saint Helena and the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. It is also formally a city.[1]
Haytown Small settlement located in Jamestown district, in Rupert's Valley.
Half Tree Hollow Half Tree Hollow is now the most populous settlement in Saint Helena; began as a suburb of Jamestown.
Ladder Hill An older settlement in Half Tree Hollow district, at the top of Jacob's ladder.
Saint Paul's Location of the Governor's residence and the Anglican cathedral.
Briars Village Part of the Alarm Forest district; effectively a suburb of Jamestown.
Barren Ground Part of the Blue Hill district.
Broadbottom Broad Bottom Part of the Blue Hill district.
Blue Hill Village Blue Hill
Hutt's Gate In Longwood district.
Bamboo Hedge Main settlement of Sandy Bay district.
New Ground In St Paul's district.
Thompson's Hill In St Paul's district.

Tristan da Cunha

Settlement Other Name(s) Notes
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas Edinburgh, Settlement of Edinburgh, The Settlement Edinburgh of the Seven Seas is the capital of Tristan da Cunha, and is the only settlement in the archipelago†

although a manned meteorological station exists on Gough Island.

See also

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