St. Thomas Facts

Interesting Facts about St. Thomas

St. Thomas

US Virgin Islands
St. Thomas by the Numbers:

Population: 108,775

Average Annual Rainfall: 38 inches

Average January Temperature: 79 degrees F

Average July Temperature: 83 degrees F

Quick Facts:

Major Industries: Tourism, Petroleum refining, Rum distilling, Pharmaceuticals, Textiles, Electronics.

Electricity: 110 volts, 60Hz

Time Zone: GMT-4

Country Dialing Code: 1

Area Code: 340

Did You Know?

During the 17th century the Virgin Islands were divided between the English and the Danish colonies. The Danish islands were purchased by the United States in 1917 and since this time have been transformed into a popular tourist destination. The port of Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas is a popular site for cruise ships.


St. Thomas, part of the U.S. Virgin Islands, is located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico.

Things to See in St. Thomas

  • St. Thomas airport
  • Downtown Charlotte Amalie
  • Magen's Bay (St Thomas)
  • Red Hook (St Thomas)
  • Paradise Point (St Thomas)
  • Cruz Bay (St John)
  • Virgin Islands National Park
  • Trunk Bay (St John)
  • Coral Bay (St John)
  • St. Croix Airport
  • Cane Bay Beach (St Croix)
  • Downtown Christiansted (St Croix)
  • Downtown Fredriksted (St Croix)

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