Saint Joseph, Barbados

The parish of Saint Joseph is a parish of Barbados on the eastern side of the island. The parish is home to two of the more notable botanic gardens in the country - Flower Forest and Andromeda Gardens. Parts of St. Joseph are also referred to as the Scotland District, a reference to the appearance of the landscape.

Saint Joseph
Map of Barbados showing the Saint Joseph parish
Coordinates: 13°12′N 59°32′W
Largest cityBathsheba
  TypeParliamentary democracy
  Parliamentary seats1
  Total26 km2 (10 sq mi)
 (2010 census)
  Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeBB-06[1]

One of the highest points in the island is Chimborazo in Saint Joseph. Saint Joseph is also the home of the "Soup Bowl" where international surfing competitions are held.


Populated places

The parish contains the following towns, villages, localities, settlements, communities and hamlets:

  • Airy Hill
  • Bathsheba
  • Bissex
  • Bissex Hill
  • Blackmans
  • Bonwell
  • Bowling Alley Hill
  • Braggs Hill
  • Branchbury
  • Buckden House
  • Bushy Park
  • Cambridge
  • Canefield
  • Cane Garden
  • Castle Grant
  • Cattlewash
  • Cattlewash Beach
  • Chimborazo
  • Cleaver's Hill
  • Coffee Gully
  • Dark Hole
  • East Coast Road
  • Easy Hall
  • Frizers
  • Fruitful Hill
  • Gaggs Hill
  • Hackeltons
  • Hackleton's Cliff
  • Hackeltons Road
  • Hillcrest
  • Hillswick
  • Horse Hill
  • Joe's River
  • Joe's River Bridge
  • Lammings
  • Lower Parks
  • Mellowes
  • Mellowes Hill
  • Melvin Hill
  • Naniki Restaurant
  • Parks
  • Parks Road
  • Parris Hill
  • Richmond
  • Round Rock
  • Saint Elizabeths
  • Saint Elizabeth's Village
  • Saint Sylvans
  • Seniors
  • Spa Hill
  • Springfield
  • Springfield Road
  • Suriname
  • Tent Bay
  • Upper Parks
  • Vaughan's Land

Parishes bordering Saint Joseph


  1. iso:code:3166:BB, International Organization for Standardization

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