UK Counties

UK Counties are similar to US states. Any questions about the Counties of the United Kingdom; IE, Towns, Villages, County Towns, and where they are to be located should be submitted here.

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England
UK Food
UK Counties

Is there a place in England called Ringden?

There is such a place in the book The Sky is Falling by Kit Pearson, but, in reality there is not. There is though a farm in England called Ringden Farms but apart from that, not really.

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England
UK Counties

How many Counties are in England?

48:

Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, City of London, Cornwall, County Durham, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, East Riding of Yorkshire, East Sussex, Essex, Gloucestershire, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, Norfolk, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Tyne and Wear, Warwickshire, West Midlands, West Sussex, West Yorkshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire

There are 39 Historic counties, with the following changes to the above list:

Cumbria -> Cumberland & Westmorland

Merseyside, Greater Manchester & Lancashire -> Lancashire

North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire & South Yorkshire -> Yorkshire

West Midlands & Warwickshire -> Warwickshire

Cambridgeshire -> Cambridgeshire & Huntingdonshire

Greater London & City of London -> Middlesex

East Sussex & West Sussex -> Sussex

Somerset & Bristol -> Somerset

County Durham & Tyne and Wear -> Durham

Isle of Wight & Hampshire -> Hampshire

There were a few slight border adjustments along the way, but this is pretty much the gist of it.

Over the Years they have changed but the following links have an up-to-date list.

See the Related Links below.

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UK Counties

What county is Southampton UK in?

Hampshire

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UK Counties
Gloucestershire

How do you say Gloucestershire old spot pig?

gloss-ter-shir

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History of the United States
England
UK Counties

How many States are in England?

None - England is a Country made up from Counties.

The Counties listed here are :

These listed below are the Historical Counties of England. There are however, changes that have been made over the years to our Counties, some divided into Administrative areas, for example; North Yorkshire and South Yorkshire. East Sussex and West Sussex. Some name changes; Cumberland to Cumbria.

Bedfordshire

Berkshire

Buckinghamshire

Cambridgeshire

Cheshire

Cornwall

Cumberland

Derbyshire

Devon

Dorset

Durham

Essex

Gloucestershire

Hampshire

Herefordshire

Hertfordshire

Huntingdonshire

Kent

Lancashire

Leicestershire

Lincolnshire

Middlesex

Norfolk

Northamptonshire

Northumberland

Nottinghamshire

Oxfordshire

Rutland

Shropshire

Somerset

Staffordshire

Suffolk

Surrey

Sussex

Warwickshire

Westmoorland

Wiltshire

Worcestershire

Yorkshire

See the related link below for more information.

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England
London
UK Counties

How do you get to Surrey from London by train?

Surrey is a county adjacent to London's south and southwest border. You would have to be more specific as to exactly from where and to where you are travelling. The answer to your question could be from Waterloo, Victoria or London Bridge stations.

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Gloucestershire

What is the capital of gloucestershire?

Gloucester is the County Town. Counties do not have capitals.

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Miscellaneous
UK Counties

Alton towers is situated in which county?

Alton Towers is located in the county of Staffordshire, UK. It is a theme park and resort attracted 2.4 million visitors.

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Investing and Financial Markets
Banking
UK Counties

What happened to the gateway building society?

the gateway was taken over by the woolwich building society, and then in turn by Barclay's bank who currently hold any previous accounts

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England
UK Counties

Which English county is Plymouth in?

Plymouth is in the English county of Devon.

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Rugby
UK Counties
Gloucestershire

What are the best leggings for rugby players?

Canterbury skin-tights.

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United Kingdom
River Thames
UK Counties

Where is the River Thames Estuary?

The River Thames flows into an estuary near Southend in Essex. It is actually between the Counties of Essex and Kent where it meets the North Sea.

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UK Counties

What is bedfordshire lace?

Bedfordshire lace was developed in the Bedford area of the UK as a way for bobbin lacemakers to compete with the newly invented machines. The name is often shortened to "Beds" making some believe it is used for bedding. This is not true.

It incorporates designs that cannot easily be copied by a machine, making the lace more valuable than machine lace. It also is made using an innovative technique that uses one long piece of thread, therefore, no cutting and taping the various sections together.

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Liverpool
UK Counties

Where is Liverpool?

The most well known Liverpool is located in England, although there are several other Liverpool's throughout the world. Liverpool is a city and a metropolitan borough located at Merseyside, England, at the eastern side of the Mersey estuary.

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Snow and Ice
UK Counties

Will it snow in bedfordshire?

It will snow anywhere in the UK when the weather is just right.

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Iceland
Shopping
UK Counties

Iceland opening times?

Opening times for o.a.ps

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London
Boxing Day
UK Counties

What time does next open on boxing day?

6am

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England
UK Counties

What is the smallest county in England?

The Isle of Wight, followed by Rutland.

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Rules of the Road
Australia Law and Legal Issues
UK Counties

Can you drive a 7.5t with a UK driving license?

you can drive a 7.5t license (also known as C1) on a car license only if passed before 1997

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Postal Codes
UK Counties

How can you find postal codes for the UK?

To look up a postal code in the UK, see the Related Link.

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United Kingdom
UK Counties

What is the area of East Anglia UK?

The region of East Anglia includes Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, and the city of Peterborough. It has a total area of 12,901 square km.

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Northern Ireland
UK Counties

How many Counties in Northern Ireland?

Today there are 6 counties which make up 'Northern Ireland' these are in the Province of Ulster. There are 9 counties in Ulster, but 3 of the counties are in the Republic and 6 in Northern Ireland.

There are 6 counties in what is known as Northern Ireland. They are County Tyrone, County Fermanagh, County Antrim, County Derry, County Armagh and County Down. Those 6, along with County Donegal, County Cavan and County Monaghan, make up the 9 counties that form the province of Ulster.

Antrim, Armagh, Derry, Down, Fermanagh, Tyrone.

See the Related link below.

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Ireland
Northern Ireland
UK Counties

What is the biggest county in Northern Ireland?

The largest county in size is County Tyrone at 3155 square kilometres.

By population, County Antrim is the largest with approximately 616000 people.

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England
UK Counties

Which county is Bath England in?

Traditionally, Bath was in Somerset. In 1974 the government created the much hated Avon county, which was abolished in 1997 and replaced by a unitary authority.

in north and north-east somerset.
Bath is in the county of Somerset.
the map coridnats of my bath room are 35,26,33,52 .

The city of Bath in the UK is in the county of Bath And North East Somerset.

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UK Counties

Which County is known as the Garden of England?



The County of Kent in England is also known as the Garden of England. It has been called that because of the once huge amounts of orchards and unspoilt land.
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