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Sant'Agata di Militello (Messina Province) is 121 km from Messina, alt. 30 m, on the Tyrrhenian coast west of Capo d'Orlando, area 33.5 sq km, pop. 12,858, post-code 98076, tel. 0941. Economy: agriculture, handicraft (lacework and wrought iron), marble and organic feritlizer industries.

It was founded in 1630 by Luigi Callego in the vincinity of a Norman tower by the sea; from this the town began to develop.

Of interest: Castle, Museo Etnoantropologico dei Nebrodi.

Churches (Patti Diocese) include the following:

S. Maria Del Carmelo (Duomo)
S. Cuore Di Gesu
S. Lucia

Families researched in those records include the following:

Links to other sites about Sant'Agata di Militello include:
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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