Denham Town

List of cities and towns in Jamaica Kingston, Jamaica Jamaica

Denham Town
Residential neighbourhood
Denham Town is located in Jamaica
Denham Town
Denham Town
Coordinates: 17°59′01″N 76°48′22″W / 17.983509°N 76.8061924°W / 17.983509; -76.8061924Coordinates: 17°59′01″N 76°48′22″W / 17.983509°N 76.8061924°W / 17.983509; -76.8061924
ParishSt Andrew
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)

Denham Town is a predominantly residential neighbourhood in western Kingston, Jamaica.[1] It has a reputation as one of Kingston's more violent areas.[2][3][4]


There is a police station,[5] and three schools: Denham Town Primary, St. Alban's Primary (the oldest of the three. It is 127 years old,) and Denham Town High.[citation needed]

Notable people

See also


  1. ^ Road map of Jamaica, Kingston town plan, Esso, 1966.
  2. ^ West Kingston fury - Four killed as police-gunmen clash in Tivoli and Denham Town, Daraine Luton, Jamaica Gleaner, 2007-04-18.
  3. ^ Bloody battle - Three dead, two injured after shoot-out in west Kingston, Gareth Manning, Jamaica Gleaner, 2007-10-30.
  4. ^ Pre-adolescent gunshot injuries: anatomy of a Jamaican problem, SE Dundas - C Abel- ND Duncan - C Pinnock-Ramsaran - DM Sawh, West Indian Medical Journal, Volume 56 Number 6, 2007-12, ISSN 0043-3144.
  5. ^ "Denham Town". The Jamaica Constabulary Force. Archived from the original on 23 February 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2019.