Map of Stockton-On-Tees
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This is a map of Stockton-on-Tees, which has the status of a market town and is located in the North East region of England, this map aims to provide accurate and detailed views of roads, landmarks and the general overview of this town.
Stockton-On-Tees is an important settlement within the Stockton-On-Tees borough. For various reasons, the borough itself is separated between North Yorkshire and County Durham. Within Stockton-on-Tees is a large number of small towns and rural villages, such as Billingham, Yarm, Norton and Thornaby.
“Ton” in Stockton derives from Anglo Saxon times, when it meant Farm or more commonly: Homestead. The is still much debate on the exact meaning of “Stock” with ideas ranging from the literal translation “Log” to indirect translations, such as “Stocc” usually meaning a farm which was owned by a monastery or a manor. The rest of the towns name “on-Tees” derives from the fact that the first settlements were built close to the River Tees.
Shipbuilding in Stockton-on-Tees was once the main source of income, starting in the 15th century and booming in the 17th and 18th century. As the Industrial Revolution progressed, the towns population increased by a factor of 5, from 10,000 to 50,000 in only 50 years. In current days, Stockton-on-Tees has a population of around 80,000.
A long list of notable people call Stockton-On-Tees there hometown, including several professional rugby and football players, and several actors as well. It is noted that there are a large number of performing art centres in the town, so there are also many actors on this list as well.