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An administrative county was an administrative division in England and Wales and Ireland from 1888 to 1974, used for the purposes of local government.
The Association of British Counties (ABC) is a non-party-political society formed in 1989 by television personality Russell Grant to promote the historic counties of the United Kingdom.
Avon was, from 1974 to 1996, a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in the west of England.
Bath and North East Somerset (commonly referred to as BANES or B&NES) is the district of the unitary authority of Bath and North East Somerset Council that was created on 1 April 1996 following the abolition of the county of Avon.
Bedfordshire (abbreviated Beds.) is a county in the East of England.
Berkshire (abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.
Berwick-upon-Tweed (Sooth Berwick, Bearaig a Deas) is a town in the county of Northumberland.
Blackburn with Darwen is a unitary authority area in Lancashire, North West England.
Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.
Bedford is a unitary authority area with borough status in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, England.
Darlington is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of County Durham, north-east England.
Halton is a local government district in the ceremonial county of Cheshire in North West England, with borough status and administered by a unitary authority.
The Borough of Hartlepool is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of County Durham, north-east England.
The Borough of Stockton-on-Tees is a unitary authority and borough in the north east of England, with a population of 191,600 shown in the 2011 census.
The Borough of Swindon is a local government authority in South West England.
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, long.
Brighton and Hove is a city in East Sussex, in South East England.
Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.
Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.
Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs.), is an East Anglian county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the north-east, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west.
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.
Caversham is a suburb in the Borough of Reading, a unitary authority, in the royal, non-administrative county of Berkshire, England.
Central Bedfordshire is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, England.
Cheshire (archaically the County Palatine of Chester) is a county in North West England, bordering Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south and Flintshire, Wales and Wrexham county borough to the west.
Cheshire East is a unitary authority area with borough status in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
Cheshire West and Chester is a unitary authority with borough status in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
Chester (Caer) is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
Cleveland is an area in the north-east of England.
Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.
The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.
The counties of the United Kingdom are subnational divisions of the United Kingdom, used for the purposes of administrative, geographical and political demarcation.
County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.
Ipswich was a local government district covering the town of Ipswich, East Suffolk from 1835 to 1974.
A county corporate or corporate county was a type of subnational division used for local government in England, Ireland, and Wales.
A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.
County Durham (locally) is a county in North East England.
The County of London was a county of England from 1889 to 1965, corresponding to the area known today as Inner London.
Cumberland is a historic county of North West England that had an administrative function from the 12th century until 1974.
Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.
Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.
Derbyshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Devon, also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Dorset (archaically: Dorsetshire) is a county in South West England on the English Channel coast.
The East Riding of Yorkshire, or simply East Yorkshire, is a ceremonial county in the North of England.
East Suffolk, along with West Suffolk, was created in 1888 as an administrative county of England.
East Sussex is a county in South East England.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, England, with a population of 129,800 (mid-2016 EST).
Gloucester is a city and district in Gloucestershire, England, of which it is the county town.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Hereford and Worcester was an English county created on 1 April 1974 by the Local Government Act 1972 from the areas of the former administrative county of Herefordshire, most of Worcestershire (except Halesowen, Stourbridge and Warley, which became part of the West Midlands) and the county borough of Worcester.
Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
A high sheriff is a ceremonial officer for each shrieval county of England and Wales and Northern Ireland or the chief sheriff of a number of paid sheriffs in U.S. states who outranks and commands the others in their court-related functions.
The historic counties of England are areas that were established for administration by the Normans, in many cases based on earlier kingdoms and shires created by the Anglo-Saxons and others.
The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Humberside was a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in Northern England from 1 April 1974 until 1 April 1996.
Huntingdon and Peterborough was a short-lived administrative and geographical county in East Anglia in the United Kingdom.
Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a non-metropolitan district of Cambridgeshire, as well as a historic county of England.
The Isle of Ely is a historic region around the city of Ely in Cambridgeshire, England.
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.
The Isles of Scilly (Syllan or Enesek Syllan) is an archipelago off the southwestern tip of Cornwall.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
Kingston upon Hull, usually abbreviated to Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.
Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.
Lichfield is a cathedral city and civil parish in Staffordshire, England.
The Lieutenancies Act 1997 (1997 c. 23) is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom, that defines areas that Lord-Lieutenants are appointed to in Great Britain.
Lieutenancy areas are the separate areas of the United Kingdom appointed a Lord Lieutenant - the representative of the British monarch.
The lieutenancy areas of Scotland (Lieutenancy auries o Scotland) are the areas used for the ceremonial lord-lieutenants, the monarch's representatives, in Scotland.
Lincoln is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire in the East Midlands of England.
Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.
This is a list of ceremonial counties of England.
This is a list of articles relating to local government in the United Kingdom and does not include specific entities or authorities.
This is a list of the present unpaid ceremonial offices of High Sheriffs in England and Wales and in Northern Ireland, along with the more localised but equivalent Sheriffdoms of 16 towns/cities.
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.
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.
This is a list of those people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Huntingdon and Peterborough in England during that county's short existence from 1965.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Huntingdonshire.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Middlesex.
This is a list of people who have served as Lord Lieutenant of the County of London.
The Lord-Lieutenant is the British monarch's personal representative in each county of the United Kingdom.
The Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London is Her Majesty's representative in Greater London, comprising the 32 London boroughs.
Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, England, Luton east of Aylesbury, west of Stevenage, northwest of London, and southeast of Milton Keynes.
Medway is a conurbation and unitary authority in Kent in the region of South East England.
Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1.38 million.
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.
Middlesbrough is a large post-industrial town on the south bank of the River Tees in North Yorkshire, north-east England, founded in 1830.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.
Milton Keynes, locally abbreviated to MK, is a large townAlthough Milton Keynes was specified to be a city in scale and the term "city" is used locally (inter alia to avoid confusion with its constituent towns), formally this title cannot be used.
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.
Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, is a city in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 103 miles (166 km) south of Edinburgh and 277 miles (446 km) north of London on the northern bank of the River Tyne, from the North Sea.
The Classification of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS; French: Nomenclature des unités territoriales statistiques) is a geocode standard for referencing the subdivisions of countries for statistical purposes.
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England.
The Norman conquest of England (in Britain, often called the Norman Conquest or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, Flemish and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later styled William the Conqueror.
North East Lincolnshire is a unitary authority area in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire in England.
North Lincolnshire is a unitary authority area in Lincolnshire, England, with a population of 167,446 at the 2011 census.
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.
North Somerset is a unitary authority area in England.
North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan county (or shire county) and larger ceremonial county in England.
Northamptonshire (abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England.
Northumberland (abbreviated Northd) is a county in North East England.
Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately north-east of London.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
Nottinghamshire (pronounced or; abbreviated Notts) is a county in the East Midlands region of England, bordering South Yorkshire to the north-west, Lincolnshire to the east, Leicestershire to the south, and Derbyshire to the west.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
Oxfordshire (abbreviated Oxon, from Oxonium, the Latin name for Oxford) is a county in South East England.
Peterborough is a cathedral city in Cambridgeshire, England, with a population of 183,631 in 2011.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
Poole is a large coastal town and seaport in the county of Dorset, on the south coast of England.
Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.
The preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for the ceremonial purposes of lieutenancy and shrievalty.
The courts of quarter sessions or quarter sessions were local courts traditionally held at four set times each year in the Kingdom of England (including Wales) from 1388 until 1707, then in 18th-century Great Britain, in the later United Kingdom, and in other dominions of the British Empire.
Reading is a large, historically important minster town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town.
The borough of Redcar & Cleveland is a unitary authority area of North Yorkshire in the North East of England, consisting of Redcar, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Guisborough, and small towns such as Brotton, Eston, Skelton and Loftus.
The River Tees is in northern England.
Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire.
Sanitary districts were established in England and Wales in 1875 and in Ireland in 1878.
Two Sheriffs are elected annually for the City of London by the Liverymen of the City Livery Companies.
Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.
The Soke of Peterborough is an historic area of England associated with the City and Diocese of Peterborough, but considered part of Northamptonshire.
Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.
South Gloucestershire is a unitary authority area in South West England.
South Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
Southend-on-Sea, commonly referred to as simply Southend, is a town and wider unitary authority area with borough status in southeastern Essex, England.
Staffordshire (abbreviated Staffs) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
Stoke-on-Trent (often abbreviated to Stoke) is a city and unitary authority area in Staffordshire, England, with an area of.
Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Sussex, from the Old English Sūþsēaxe (South Saxons), is a historic county in South East England corresponding roughly in area to the ancient Kingdom of Sussex.
Telford and Wrekin is a unitary district with borough status in the West Midlands region of England.
Thurrock is a unitary authority area with borough status in the English ceremonial county of Essex.
Torbay is a borough in Devon, England, administered by the unitary authority of Torbay Council.
Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in the North East region of England around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear.
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.
Warrington is a large town and unitary authority area in Cheshire, England, on the banks of the River Mersey, east of Liverpool, and west of Manchester.
Warwickshire (abbreviated Warks) is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England.
The West Midlands is a metropolitan county and city region in western-central England with a 2014 estimated population of 2,808,356, making it the second most populous county in England.
The West Riding of Yorkshire is one of the three historic subdivisions of Yorkshire, England.
West Suffolk was an administrative county of England created in 1889 from part of the county of Suffolk.
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.
West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England.
Westmorland (formerly also spelt Westmoreland;R. Wilkinson The British Isles, Sheet The British Isles. even older spellings are Westmerland and Westmereland) is a historic county in north west England.
Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.
Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.
Worcestershire (written abbreviation: Worcs) is a county in the West Midlands of England.
York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
Yorkshire (abbreviated Yorks), formally known as the County of York, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom.
Structural changes to local government in England were effected on 1 April 2009, whereby a number of new unitary authorities were created in parts of the country which previously operated a 'two-tier' system of counties and districts.
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