Welcome to the Gazetteer
The Gazetteer of British Place Names provides an exhaustive Place Name Index to Great Britain, containing over 280,000 entries. It lists the historic county and the main administrative areas in which each place lies.
The Gazetteer can be searched by entering a place name in the search box below. Alternatively, a place name search can be made on the Gazetteer Map. Places of interest can also be selected directly from the map.