(historical) A port town in southern Ireland, now named Cobh.
A ski resort town in New Zealand, situated on Lake Wakatipu.
Queenstown served as a setting for a number of films, which included the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Wolverine, X-Men Origins and Willow.
It gives its name to a Roman Catholic diocese, the cathedral of which is at Queenstown.
To this end the ships sailed from Queenstown on the 17th of July, and having spliced the cable in mid-ocean, started to pay it out on the 29th.
Clery and some brigades were sent to Natal; Gatacre with less than a brigade, instead of a division, was despatched to Queenstown, Cape Colony; while Lord Methuen, with a division, was sent off to relieve Kimberley.
In August 1849 the queen and Prince Albert, accompanied by the little princess royal and the prince of Wales, paid a visit to Ireland, landing at the Cove of Cork, which from /rash trip, that day was renamed Queenstown.