Close to Ewarton and Windalco Ewarton works, a large aluminum plant employing many of the local population. Often employing a job share scheme as work in the area is scarce. It holds a Grand Market celebration each Christmas Eve when people come out and fill the streets, small shops sell toys and other Christmas gifts, and events and parties are held in the square. It was popularized in the song Linstead Market.
- Charlemont High School
- Linstead Primary and Junior High School
- Dinthill Technical High
- Rosemount Primary and Junior High
- Redwood primary school
- Trinity Preparatory
- Saint Dominic Preparatory School
- Bread of Life Preparatory
- Mickleton Preparatory
- Victoria Primary
- Wakefield Primary
- McGrath High School
- Joseph Hill - singer (Culture)
- Clive Hunt - musician and reggae producer
- Hedley Jones - musician
- Leslie Laing - Olympic gold medalist in 4x400 m relay.
- Keith Anthony Morrison - artist, educator, critic, curator and administrator
- Asafa Powell - athlete
- Arthur Wint - Olympic gold medalist in the 400
- Max Romeo - Reggae Singer
- Iba Mar - Reggae Singer
- "Iba MaHr dancehall reggae singer official biography". dancehallreggaeworld.com. Retrieved 26 September 2019.