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Cocke -- U.S. County in Tennessee
Population (2000): 33565
Housing Units (2000): 15844
Land area (2000): 434.402672 sq. miles (1125.097707 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 8.747573 sq. miles (22.656110 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 443.150245 sq. miles (1147.753817 sq. km)
Located within: Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47
Location: 35.931845 N, 83.145646 W
Cocke, TN
Cocke County
Cocke County, TN

Cocke is a surname (pronounced cock or coke) and may refer to:

  • Charles Lewis Cocke (1940- ) Professor of Physics at Kansas State University, winner of 2006 Davisson–Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics
  • Erle Cocke, Jr. (1921-2000), International banking consultant and lobbyist
  • James Cocke, mayor of Williamsburg, Virginia in the eighteenth century
  • James Richard Cocke (1863–1900), American physician, homeopath, and a pioneer hypnotherapist
  • John Cocke (1925–2002), American computer scientist
  • John Alexander Cocke (1772–1854), American politician who represented Tennessee
  • John Hartwell Cocke (1780–1866), American planter and brigadier general in the War of 1812
  • Philip St. George Cocke (1809–1861), Confederate general during the American Civil War
  • William Cocke (1747–1828), one of the first U.S. Senators from Tennessee
  • W. A. Cocke (1796–1844), third mayor of Louisville, Kentucky
  • William Michael Cocke (1815–1896), grandson of William Cocke who also represented Tennessee

Usage examples of "cocke".

An hundred houses, and many large plaines are here together inhabited, more abundance of fish and fowle, and a pleasanter seat cannot be imagined: the King with fortie bowmen to guard me, intreated me to discharge my Pistoll, which they there presented me with a mark at six score to strike therewith but to spoil the practice I broke the cocke, whereat they were much discontented though a chaunce supposed.