Siloah, Jamaica

Siloah is a settlement in Jamaica whose existence dates to between the mid 1700s and the early 1800s.[1] It has a population of 2,653 as of 2009.[2] Siloah's economy revolves around the tourist attraction Appleton Sugar Estate, established in 1749, which produces sugar and rum.[1] Their primary school was started in 1825 and the Black River, one of Jamaica's longest rivers runs through the Appleton property.[1] Siloah is also home to West Indies wicket keeper Chadwick Walton.[1]

Location of Siloah in Jamaica


  1. Western Bureau (14 August 2017). "Siloah - St. Bess' sugar town". The Gleaner.
  2. "Jamaica: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 21 December 2009.

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