Sneha Girap

North Andros

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Country  Bahamas
Founded  1996

North Andros is one of the 31 districts of the Bahamas. It is also the largest district (in area) in the country. It has some of the largest settlements on Andros Island and many churches as well.


Map of North Andros


There are a number of church denominations represented within Andros. In North Andros, the Anglican Episcopal Church has a presence through St. Margarets Parish. This parish consist of two churches: St. Margarets, located in the settlement of Nicholls Town; and St. Mary Magdalene, located in the settlement of Mastic Point. There are two denominations of Methodist Churches. (MCCA) Wesley Methodist church is located in Mastic Point, while Wesley Mt. Zion is at Nicholls Town. (BCMC) Wesley Methodist is located at Mastic Point. There is also the Church of God of Prophecy. Branches may be found in Lowe Sound, Mastic Point, Staniard Creek and Conch Sound, the latter having the most membership. The Church of God of Prophecy in Conch Sound is home for the "Rushin" Bahamian Culture that is held on a yearly basis around New Years time.


Prevalent settlements in North Andros are:

  • Red Bays
  • Lowe Sound
  • Morgans Bluff
  • Nicholls Town
  • Conch Sound
  • Mastic Point
  • Stafford Creek
  • Blanket Sound
  • Staniard Creek
  • Calabash Bay
  • Coakley Town (Fresh Creek)
  • Andros Town
  • Bowens Sound
  • Man-of-War-Sound
  • Cargill Creek
  • Behring Point


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