Various Amerindians lived on this island dating back to 150 AD. They called it Hairoun meaning Land of the Blessed. When Christopher Columbus sailed by during his third voyage on January 22, he was inspired by the Feast Day of Vincent of Saragossa to name the island Saint Vincent. Now it is your turn to discover this Lesser Antillean island in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Welcome to Kingstown, the biggest city with a population of 16,500 Vincentians.