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The Association of British Counties

Gazetteer of
British Place Names

Find the historic county for one of over 280,000 places in Great Britain.

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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. Please read the accompanying notes before using the Gazetteer.

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