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District of Spanish Weslls
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Country  Bahamas
Island St. George's Cay
Established 1996
Population (2008)
 • Total 1,500
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 242

Spanish Wells is one of the districts of the Bahamas. It is a small town on the island of St. George's Cay It is 610 m (2,000 ft) wide by 2,860 m (9,380 ft) long. About 1,500 people live here. Spanish Wells has a bridge to neighboring Russell Island. Spanish Wells is so small that many people get around the island using golf carts instead of full-sized cars.

The area had a lot of property damage during a direct hit from Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and Floyd in 1999.

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