View of the town in winter
|• Total||2.47 km2 (0.95 sq mi)|
|Elevation||18 m (59 ft)|
|• Density||1,363/km2 (3,530/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
Stokmarknes (help·info) is a town and the administrative centre of Hadsel Municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is located on the northern coast of the island of Hadseløya and on the small, neighboring island of Børøya. In 2000, Stokmarknes received "town status". The 2.47-square-kilometre (610-acre) town has a population (2018) of 3,367 which gives the town a population density of 1,363 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,530/sq mi).
Stokmarknes is the headquarters to the Hurtigruten coastal express company and also the Coastal Express Museum. The local hospital for the whole Vesterålen region (Nordland Hospital) is located in Stokmarknes. Stokmarknes is the home town of Norwegian band Madrugada. The historic Hadsel Church is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Stokmarknes.