Location of the Municipality of Árborg
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Stokkseyri is a small town in Southern Iceland, with a population of around 445.
Founded around 900 AD by the settler Hásteinn Atlason, it was an important fishing and trading village in previous times, but has become more of a tourist destination. The town is founded on the Great Þjórsá lava.
The local school is Barnaskólinn á Eyrarbakka og Stokkseyri.
The Knarraros lighthouse, which is a unique blend of functionalism and art novueau style, is located about 5 km (3.1 mi) away.
A famous inhabitant of Stokkseyri was Stokkseyrar-Dísa.
It is home to the football team UMF Stokkseyri.
- Political division
- Mainly statistical division
- "Stokkseyri town official website".
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