Category:Cooktown, Queensland

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Cooktown 
town in Queensland, Australia
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Location
Inception
  • 1873
Population
  • 2,631 (Australian Census 2016, Suburb and Locality, 2016)
  • 1,573 (2001)
  • 2,746 (Australian Census 2021, Suburb and Locality, 2021)
Elevation above sea level
  • 11 m
15° 28′ 06″ S, 145° 15′ 01″ E
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Wikidata Q1020734
VIAF ID: 139560953
Library of Congress authority ID: n81020023
NKCR AUT ID: ge682290
National Library of Israel J9U ID: 987007550543005171
OpenStreetMap relation ID: 11677363
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Cooktown is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. Cooktown is at the mouth of the Endeavour River, on Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland where James Cook beached his ship, the Endeavour, for repairs in 1770. Both the town and Mount Cook (431 metres or 1,415 feet) which rises up behind the town were named after James Cook.

Cooktown is one of the few large towns in the Cape York Peninsula and was founded on 25 October 1873 as a supply port for the goldfields along the Palmer River. It was called "Cook's Town" until 1 June 1874. In the 2016 the locality of Cooktown had a population of 2,631 people.

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