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Vita (Trapani Province) is 38 km from Trapani, alt. 480 m, on the southeast slopes of Monte San Giuseppe, area 8.9 sq km, pop. 2,707, post-code 91010, tel. 0924. Economy: Agriculture.

The town was founded in 1604 by Vito Sicomo on the site of a pre-existing medieval hamlet. It was damaged by the earthquake in 1968, after which part of the population moved to a new area a little further down valley.

Churches (Mazara del Vallo Diocese) include the following:

S. Vito (Chiesa Madre)
Maria SS. (Tagliavia - suburb of Vita)

Families researched in those records include the following:

Links to other sites about Vita include:
Vita Photos
Italian Postal Codes
Italian Towns
Italian Wikipedia
Sicilian Net
Sicily Web
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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