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District of Crooked Island and Long Cay
Crooked Island
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Crooked Island and Acklins Archipelago (Crooked Island district is in red)
Country  Bahamas
Region Acklins and Crooked Islands
Capital Colonel Hill
Area 148 km² (57.14 sq mi)
Population 600 (2009 estimate)
District 1999
Leader Chief Councillor David Daxon, Sr
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
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Crooked Island is an island and district of The Bahamas. The main town in the group is Colonel Hill on Crooked Island. The population of Crooked Island was 350 at the 2000 census. The typical language known on the Crooked Islands is called Bahamian English, which is a mix of Queen's diction, African influence, and island dialect.

It is believed that first Post Office in the Bahamas was at Pitt’s Town on Crooked Island.

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Topographic map of Acklins Island and Crooked Island.
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