Cockburn Town, Bahamas
|Island||San Salvador Island|
|District||San Salvador Island|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern Time Zone)|
Cockburn Town is a town in the Bahamas, located on San Salvador Island. It has a population of 271 as of 2010. In the town there is an airport, museum, administrator's office, post office, clinic, telecommunication station, and electricity generators.
Cockburn Town is named after Francis Cockburn, Royal Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bahamas from 1837 to 1844. Several buildings in Cockburn Town date from the 1800s, including the old jail. A favorite gathering place for locals is the huge almond tree at the entrance of the town.
- SAN SALVADOR POPULATION BY SETTLEMENT AND TOTAL NUMBER OF OCCUPIED DWELLINGS: 2010 CENSUS - Bahamas Department of Statistics
- Cockburn Town
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