New Kru Town

New Kru Town is a northwestern coastal suburb of , located on the north end of . It is the only borough in Liberia.The town grew as a planned "transplant" town of Old Kru Town after World War II when "Old Kru Town was evacuated for the development of a new breakwater for the new port with assistance from the Liberian government".

Landmarks in the Area

Golf course
The Seaview Golf Club is the owner of Liberia’s only 18-hole golf course, located opposite the Unity Conference Center and situated on one hundred acres of landscape where the St. is situated 1¼ miles north of New Kru Town.

The United Methodist University is a private institution of higher learning located in in the West African nation of . is situated 4 miles south of New Kru Town.

The Ducor Hotel is an abandoned luxury hotel in , . is situated 4 miles southwest of New Kru Town.

Localities in the Area

Bushrod Island is an island near , surrounded by the , the Saint Paul River, the Mesurado River and Stockton Creek. is situated 1½ miles south of New Kru Town.

New Georgia is a township in , that was first settled by Africans who had been taken from slave ships seized or wrecked near the United States and then sent to Liberia after several years had passed. is situated 1½ miles east of New Kru Town.

Clara Town is a slum located on in , the capital of . is situated 3 miles south of New Kru Town.

New Kru Town

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