The district of Ragged Island is part of the Jumentos Cays and Ragged Island chain. Ragged Island is considered by local fishermen to be the best bonefishing site in the Bahamas.

The only settlement is Duncan Town. Major facilities on Ragged Island include a harbour and a small airstrip. The island was once noted for its thriving salt industry. However, damage caused by Hurricane Donna resulted in the gradual emigration of the population to more prosperous islands, like New Providence.