Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands was acquired by the USA in 1917 from Denmark but continued to be owned by a corporation until several decades later. Since 1996, it has formed part of the United States Virgin Islands, a United States territory located in the Caribbean Sea. The island is of volcanic origin and lies to the south of Saint Thomas in the Charlotte Amalie harbor. Ferry service runs regularly from Crown Bay, Saint Thomas to Phillips Landing, Water Island; the ferry ride is about 10 minutes.
At 491.5 acres in size is administratively part of the subdistrict of Water Island, in St. Thomas District. Water Island is a residential island, with a population of 182 and no significant commercial establishments.
Address Main Rd, Water Island, St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coordinates 18°19'3.551" N -64°57'17.581" E