Map of Cookstown
This map of Cookstown not only gives accurate information about the major cities in the province, their surroundings and the routes that connect them, but it also helps you choose the strategic locations where to make hotel reservations and that are close to the tourist sights you want to visit and locate car hire companies in the area. This map of Cookstown is ideal for those who are planning a trip here because of its high level of detail. Don’t forget to pack this useful map of Cookstown together with your passport and travel insurance when you decide to visit Northern Ireland.
This is a map of Cookstown. The details of any road, street, motorway, landmark and regional/provincial divides can be found within this map.
Cookstown is a town in Northern Ireland. Specifically, Cookstown is located in County Tyrone, and is known officially as a townland. A townland is the name of the smallest possible division of land. Out of all towns within County Tyrone, it is known to be the fourth largest. According to a 2001 Census, Cookstown was recorded to have a population of just below 11,000 people. In the area known as Mid-Ulster, Cookstown is one of the main towns. The town lies around 45km from Belfast.
The town was founded around the year of 1620. An Archbishop of Armagh who attained the land after the Flight of the Earls, leased the area to one Dr Alan Cooke, who was an ecclesiastical lawyer from England. Dr Alan Cooke then founded the town in the area.
In 1956 beetling, bleaching, weaving and flax spinning were carried out of Cookstown. Prior to that year, Cookstown was a main centre west of the River Bann for the linen industry.
One of the widest and longest main streets in Ireland can be found in Cookstown. The street has become famous in the surrounding areas. It measures around 41.14 metres (135) wide and is 2.01 kilometres (1.25 miles) long. There is a long list of notable attractions and events that take place in Cookstown, from annual events to weekly attractions as well as historic attractions such as stone circles and castles.