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Administrative county

Index Administrative county

An administrative county was an administrative division in England and Wales and Ireland from 1888 to 1974, used for the purposes of local government. [1]

45 relations: Administrative division, Ceremonial counties of England, County council, County Dublin, County of London, Cromartyshire, Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, East Riding of Yorkshire, East Suffolk, East Sussex, England and Wales, Fingal, Ireland, Islands council areas of Scotland, Isle of Ely, Isle of Wight, Kesteven, Lindsey, Lincolnshire, List of local governments in the United Kingdom, Local government, Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971, Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898, Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972, Local Government Act 1888, Local Government Act 1972, Local Government Act 2001, Local government areas of Scotland (1973–1996), Local government in Northern Ireland, Lord-Lieutenant, Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England, Municipal borough, North Riding of Yorkshire, Northern Ireland, Parts of Holland, Republic of Ireland, Ross and Cromarty, Ross-shire, Rural district, Scotland, Soke of Peterborough, South Dublin, Urban district (Great Britain and Ireland), West Riding of Yorkshire, West Suffolk, West Sussex.

Administrative division

An administrative division, unit, entity, area or region, also referred to as a subnational entity, statoid, constituent unit, or country subdivision, is a portion of a country or other region delineated for the purpose of administration.

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Ceremonial counties of England

The ceremonial counties, also referred to as the lieutenancy areas of England, are areas of England to which a Lord Lieutenant is appointed.

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County council

A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.

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County Dublin

County Dublin (Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath or Contae Átha Cliath) is a county in Ireland.

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County of London

The County of London was a county of England from 1889 to 1965, corresponding to the area known today as Inner London.

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Cromartyshire

Cromartyshire is a historic county in the Highlands of Scotland, comprising the medieval "old shire" around the county town of Cromarty and 22 exclaves transferred from Ross-shire in the late 17th century.

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Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown

Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown (Dún Laoghaire–Ráth an Dúin) is a county in Ireland.

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East Riding of Yorkshire

The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Yorkshire, is a ceremonial county in the North of England.

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East Suffolk

East Suffolk, along with West Suffolk, was created in 1888 as an administrative county of England.

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East Sussex

East Sussex is a county in South East England.

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England and Wales

England and Wales is a legal jurisdiction covering England and Wales, two of the four countries of the United Kingdom.

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Fingal

Fingal is a county in Ireland.

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Ireland

Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Islands council areas of Scotland

Between 1975 and 1996 there were three islands council areas of Scotland.

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Isle of Ely

The Isle of Ely is a historic region around the city of Ely in Cambridgeshire, England.

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Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.

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Kesteven

The Parts of Kesteven are a traditional subdivision of Lincolnshire, England.

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Lindsey, Lincolnshire

The Parts of Lindsey are a traditional division of Lincolnshire, England, covering the northern part of the county.

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List of local governments in the United Kingdom

This is a list of articles relating to local government in the United Kingdom and does not include specific entities or authorities.

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Local government

A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.

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Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971

The Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 was an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland, passed in 1971 to replace the previous system of local authorities established by the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898.

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Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898

The Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 (61 & 62 Vict. c. 37) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland that established a system of local government in Ireland similar to that already created for England, Wales and Scotland by legislation in 1888 and 1889.

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Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972

The Local Government (Northern Ireland) Act 1972 (1972 c. 9) was an Act of the Parliament of Northern Ireland that constituted district councils to administer the twenty-six local government districts created by the Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971, and abolished the existing local authorities in Northern Ireland.

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Local Government Act 1888

The Local Government Act 1888 (51 & 52 Vict. c.41) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, which established county councils and county borough councils in England and Wales.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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Local Government Act 2001

The Local Government Act, 2001 (No. 37 of 2001) was enacted by the Oireachtas of Ireland on 21 July 2001.

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Local government areas of Scotland (1973–1996)

The local government areas of Scotland were redefined by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and redefined again by the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994.

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Local government in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is divided into 11 districts for local government purposes.

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Lord-Lieutenant

The Lord-Lieutenant is the British monarch's personal representative in each county of the United Kingdom.

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Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England

Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are one of the four levels of subdivisions of England used for the purposes of local government outside Greater London and the Isles of Scilly.

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Municipal borough

Municipal boroughs were a type of local government district which existed in England and Wales between 1835 and 1974, in Northern Ireland from 1840 to 1973 and in the Republic of Ireland from 1840 to 2002.

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North Riding of Yorkshire

The North Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions (ridings) of the English county of Yorkshire, alongside the East and West Ridings.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Parts of Holland

The Parts of Holland is a historical subdivision used in south-east Lincolnshire, England from 1889 to 1974.

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Republic of Ireland

Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.

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Ross and Cromarty

Ross and Cromarty (Ros agus Cromba) is a variously defined area in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

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Ross-shire

Ross-shire (Siorrachd Rois) is a historic county in the Scottish Highlands.

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Rural district

Rural districts were a type of local government area – now superseded – established at the end of the 19th century in England, Wales, and Ireland for the administration of predominantly rural areas at a level lower than that of the administrative counties.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Soke of Peterborough

The Soke of Peterborough is an historic area of England associated with the City and Diocese of Peterborough, but considered part of Northamptonshire.

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South Dublin

South Dublin (Baile Átha Cliath Theas) is a county in Ireland, within the province of Leinster, and the Dublin Region, a successor to County Dublin, from which its name derives.

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Urban district (Great Britain and Ireland)

In England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland, an urban district was a type of local government district that covered an urbanised area.

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West Riding of Yorkshire

The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England.

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West Suffolk

West Suffolk was an administrative county of England created in 1889 from part of the county of Suffolk.

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West Sussex

West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove) to the east, Hampshire to the west and Surrey to the north, and to the south the English Channel.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Administrative_county

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