District of Spanish Weslls
|Coordinates: 25°4′N 77°20′W / 25.067°N 77.333°WCoordinates: 25°4′N 77°20′W / 25.067°N 77.333°W|
|Island||St. George's Cay|
|• Type||District Council|
|• Chief Councillor||Abner Pinder|
|• Deputy Chief Councillor||Linda Smith|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Spanish Wells is one of the districts of the Bahamas. It is a small town on the island of St. George's Cay  It is 610 m (2,000 ft) wide by 2,860 m (9,380 ft) long. About 1,500 people live here. Spanish Wells has a bridge to neighboring Russell Island. Spanish Wells is so small that many people get around the island using golf carts instead of full-sized cars.
The area had a lot of property damage during a direct hit from Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and Floyd in 1999.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Spanish Wells Bahamas Dot Com". www.spanishwellsbahamas.com. Archived from the original on 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2012-05-17.