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Villabate (Palermo Province) is 9 km. from Palermo, alt. 47 m., in the Conca d'Oro, north of Montagna Grande, area 3.8 sq. km., pop. over 16,200, post-code 90039, tel. 091. Agricultural economy (citrus and other fruit) and commerce.

The modern town is fairly recent, but archaeological discoveries date back to the second century BC.

Churches (Palermo Diocese) include the following:
S. Agata V.M. (Chiesa Madre, 19th century)
S. Giuseppe
Sacro Cuore di Gesu
S. Girolamo Dottore (Ficarazzelli - suburb of Villabate)
S. Agatone Papa (Pomara - suburb of Villabate)

Families researched in these records include the following:
di Nicolo
di Giuseppe

Links to other sites about Villabate 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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