- Saint John, Jersey
Saint John (
Jèrriais: St Jean) is one of the twelve parishes of Jerseyin the Channel Islands.
cliffs of the north coast afford some of the best views in Jersey. After Trinity, it has the second highest point in Jersey at Mont Mado (473 ft). The parish covers territory of 4,846 vergées (8.7 km².).
Mont Mado granite was quarried historically. The largest quarry is now that of Ronez on the north coast.
La Route du Nord was constructed during the
Occupation of the Channel Islandsas a scheme to provide work. The road is now dedicated to the men and women of Jersey who suffered 1939-1945.
The parish is divided into
vingtaines for administrative purposes as follows:
Vingtaine du Nord
Vingtaine de Hérupe
Vingtaine du Douet
The parish is one electoral district and elects one Deputy.
Saint John is the second least populated parish of Jersey, having only 2,618 residents as of 2001.
* [http://www.societe-jersiaise.org/geraint/jerriais/st_jean.html St Jean]
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