This is a list of rivers in the island country of Saint Lucia . Rivers are listed in clockwise order, starting at the north end of the island.
There are 180 streams in Saint Lucia. Most of the rivers empty into the Atlantic Ocean or Caribbean Sea at the coast of Saint Lucia. (The location of the river mouths indicated in this list. Only Roseau and Migny rivers are not on the coast.) The longest river is the Roseau River with a drainage area of 48 km2 (19 sq mi). There are 28 drainage basins for rivers of Saint Lucia.
|Order||Name||Location of mouth|
|1||Trou Sallé River|
|4||Trou Grauval River|
|7||Fond d'Or River|
|9|| Praslin River |
(Rivière des Trois Islets)
|18||Vieux Fort River|
|18a||Little Vieux Fort River|
|19||Black Bay River|
|23||Trou Barbet River|
|24||Grande Rivière Choiseul|
|30||La Verdure River|
|31||Anse Cochon River|
|32||Grande Rivière de l'Anse la Raye|
|33||Petite Riviere de l'Anse La Raye|
|35||Cul de Sac River|
|38||Bois d'Orange River|
Breen's list of major rivers in Saint Lucia in 1844 includes a Vide Bouteille River but there is no mention of this river in the current GeoNames database. There is a Vide Bouteille Point on the coast at.
Saint Lucia is an island country in the West Indies in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. The island was previously called Iyonola, the name given to the island by the native Arawaks, and later Hewanorra, the name given by the native Caribs, two separate Amerindian peoples. Part of the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, it is located north/northeast of the island of Saint Vincent, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique. It covers a land area of 617 km2 and reported a population of 165,595 in the 2010 census. St. Lucia's largest city is Castries, its current capital, and its second largest is Soufrière, the first French colonial capital on the island.
Saint Lucia is one of many small land masses composing the insular group known as the Windward Islands. Unlike large limestone areas such as Florida, Cuba, and the Yucatan Peninsula, or the Bahamas, which is a small island group composed of coral and sand, St. Lucia is a typical Windward Island formation of volcanic rock that came into existence long after much of the region had already been formed.
Roseau is the capital and largest city of Dominica, with a population of 14,725 as of 2011. It is a small and compact urban settlement, in the Saint George parish and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, the Roseau River and Morne Bruce. Built on the site of the ancient Island Carib village of Sairi, it is the oldest and most important urban settlement on the island of Dominica.
Dennery District is one of 10 districts of the Caribbean island nation of Saint Lucia. The seat of Dennery District is the Dennery Village. The main economic activities are fishing, and the cultivation of lima beans, bananas, and other tropical fruit. The population of the quarter was estimated at 12,876 in 2002 and fell to 12,767 in 2010.
Anse la Raye District is one of 10 districts of the island nation of St. Lucia in the Caribbean Sea. The name Anse la Raye is French for cover/bay of the rays, since there are a large number of skate fish or rays in the bay. In 2005/2010, the population of the district was 6,382/6,060 people, and they are mainly fishers and agricultural workers. The main town in the area takes the same name as the district and is located down the western coast from Castries, the capital of the country.
The island nation of Saint Lucia is divided into 10 districts. The name Quarters or Quartiers originally came from the French period in Saint Lucia. The 2001 and 2010 Census of Saint Lucia refers to the first level administrative divisions as districts. The FIPS and ISO standards regularly called these divisions quarters or quartiers in French. The former district of Dauphin Quarter was merged into Gros Islet District and the former district of Praslin Quarter was merged into Micoud District.
The Cul De Sac River is a river in Castries Quarter of the island country of Saint Lucia. It flows north and then west from the central highlands in the south of the island, reaching the Caribbean Sea in Grand Cul de Sac Bay, south of the capital, Castries. It is one of the longest rivers in Saint Lucia.
The Canelles River is a river in Saint Lucia. It flows southeast from the central highlands in the south of the island, reaching the Atlantic Ocean to the south of the town of Micoud.
The Roseau River is a river in the Anse-la-Raye Quarter of the island country of Saint Lucia. It flows north and then west from the central highlands in the south of the island, reaching the Caribbean Sea to the north of the town of Anse la Raye. The Roseau river is also the longest in the country and is dammed by the John Compton Dam near Millet.
The Roseau Valley is a second-order subdivision in the island nation of St. Lucia. It is home to the island's largest banana plantation. The 2010 population of the Roseau Valley was 227.
The Balembouche River is a coastal river in Laborie Quarter, Saint Lucia that flows into the Caribbean Sea.
The Castries River is a river in Castries Quarter on the island county of Saint Lucia.
The Choc River is a river in the Soufrière Quarter of the island country of Saint Lucia. It flows to the Caribbean Sea.
The Esperance River is a river in Gros Islet Quarter in the island country of Saint Lucia.
The Jeremy River is a river of Saint Lucia. It drains from the forest area to the east coast.
The Louvet River is a river of Saint Lucia. It drains from the forest area to the east coast.
The John Compton Dam, formerly known as the Roseau Dam, is a concrete-face rock-fill dam on the Roseau River in the small community of Millet in central Saint Lucia. The primary purpose of the dam is municipal water supply. It is named after John Compton, the former Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, who was influential in its implementation.