Crooked Island, Bahamas facts for kids
|District of Crooked Island and Long Cay|
Crooked Island and Acklins Archipelago (Crooked Island district is in red)
|Region||Acklins and Crooked Islands|
|Area||148 km² (57.14 sq mi)|
|Population||600 (2009 estimate)|
|Leader||Chief Councillor David Daxon, Sr|
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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