Saint Peter
Antigua/Wadadli
Antigua and Barbuda
Shield of Antigua and Barbuda

Population: 5,307
District Area: 32.37 kmĀ²
Leader: Unknown

Name and Etymology:
Saint Peter is named after the Anglican parish church in Parham, the oldest settlement in Antigua.

Economy:
Parham hosts a port and power plant, and the parish contains several sugar plantations.

History:
The English settled on the Carib/Arawak island of Wadadli in 1632 and founded Parham. Saint Peter became a center of sugar production and the site of Betty's Hope, Antigua's first sugar plantation. Slavery was outlawed in 1834 and the country of Antigua and Barbuda gained independence in 1981.

Link to municipal website.

Saint Peter, Antigua from the air
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