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Cornwall

Cornwall (or) is a unitary authority and ceremonial county of England, within the United Kingdom. Cornwall is a peninsula bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon, over the River Tamar. Cornwall has a population of and covers an area of . The administrative centre, and only city in Cornwall, is Truro, although St Austell, a town, has a larger population....

Cornwall, Pennsylvania

Cornwall is a borough in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,486 at the 2000 census. History Cornwall was founded by Peter Grubb in 1737. Peter, a Chester County stonemason, came to Lancaster County around 1734 in search of building materials. First building his house and then a store, he discovered very high quality magnetite iron ore nearby and decided to mine for it, acquiring by 1737 and over by 1739 when mining was initiated....

North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

North Cornwall Township is a township in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. History The Gloninger Estate was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.5 square miles (24.7 km²), all of it land. Demographics As of the census of 2000, there were 6,403 people, 2,467 households, and 1,751 families residing in the township. The population density was 672.8 people per square mile (259.7/km²)....

West Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

West Cornwall Township is a township in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Lebanon, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,909 at the 2000 census. Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.7 square miles (22.6 km²), all of it land. Demographics As of the census of 2000, there were 1,909 people, 789 households, and 583 families residing in the township. The population density was 218.9 people per square mile (84.5/km²). There were 944 housing units at an average density of 108.2/sq mi (41....

Cornwall, Prince Edward Island

Cornwall (2011 population: 5,375) is a Canadian suburban town located in Queens County, Prince Edward Island. The town is located immediately west of the provincial capital Charlottetown and functions as a bedroom community. History The community of Cornwall traces its history to European settlement in the 18th century and was a predominantly farming community until the construction of Route 1, the Trans-Canada Highway, during the early 1960s. Several subdivisions were created near the intersection of the new highway with the Meadowbank Road, along with a small commercial strip....

Cornwallis Island (Nunavut)

Cornwallis Island is one of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, part of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, in the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut in the Canadian Arctic. It lies to the west of Devon Island and at its greatest length is about . At in size, it is the 96th largest island in the world, and Canada's 21st largest island. Cornwallis Island is separated by the Wellington Channel from Devon Island, and by the Parry Channel from Somerset Island to the south....

University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus

University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus (UECC) is a campus of the University of Exeter at Tremough, in Penryn, Cornwall. Since 2004 it has housed all the University's operations in Cornwall, previously scattered across a number of different sites. It is set in of countryside, but close to the towns of Penryn and Falmouth, and the campus has a population of around 4,000 students. All the Cornwall departments are constitutionally parts of Schools also represented at the University's Exeter campuses, but for historical reasons they vary in the extent to which they have a distinct Cornish identity....

Creed, Cornwall

Creed is a village in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is roughly midway between Truro and St Austell, about two miles (3 km) east of Probus. Creed is in the civil parish of Grampound with Creed and the name comes from Sancta Crida, from Saint Cride, the patron of the church. The manor of Tybesta was the head manor of the hundred of Powder in the time of Domesday and later one of the 17 Antiqua maneria of the Duchy of Cornwall. William Gregor, the discoverer of titanium, was rector here....

HMS Cornwall (56)

HMS Cornwall (56) was a County class heavy cruiser of the Kent subclass built for the Royal Navy in the mid-1920s. She was built at Devonport Dockyard (Plymouth, UK). History In a single ship action of 8 May 1941 Cornwall sank the German commerce raider Pinguin but was hit in the stern. She returned to Durban for repairs, which were completed on 10 June 1941. On 25 November 1941, Cornwall intercepted the Vichy-French merchant Surcouf off the east coast of Somalia and brought her to Aden. The Surcouf was en route to Djibouti with food....

Cornwall Island (Nunavut)

Cornwall Island is a small island in the high arctic region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. To the north, it is separated from Amund Ringnes Island by Hendriksen Strait. To the south, it is separated from Devon Island by Belcher Channel. It is the largest of six islands (the others being Buckingham, Ekins, Exmouth, Graham Island, and Table) in the Norwegian Bay, west of Ellesmere Island. Cornwall Island measures about long and wide, and has an area of . The tallest peaks are McLeod Head at, and Mount Nicolay at, both on the north coast....

Little Cornwallis Island: Little Cornwallis Island is one of the Canadian Arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada. It is located at 75°30'N 96°30'W, between Cornwallis Island and Bathurst Island in McDougall Sound, and measures ....

Maer, Cornwall: Maer is a coastal hamlet in north Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated one mile (1.6 km) northeast of Bude at in the civil parish of Bude-Stratton. The National Trust maintains Maer Down and Mae...

HMS Cornwallis (1901): HMS Cornwallis was a Duncan-class pre-dreadnought battleship of the Royal Navy. After commissioning in 1904, she spent most of her pre-World War I service with the Mediterranean Fleet. At the time o...

Cornwallis Island (South Shetland Islands): Cornwallis Island is an island long, which lies northeast of the east end of Elephant Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name Cornwallis Island dates back to about 1821 and is now establish...

Swanpool, Cornwall: For other places called "Swanpool" see Swanpool (disambiguation) Swanpool (meaning cold pool of the elm thicket) is a small coastal saline lagoon with a shingle bar, separating it from the beach ...

Cornwall Hills Provincial Park: Cornwall Hills Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, immediately west of Cache Creek, protecting part of the Cornwall Hills including their highest summit which features an...

Cornwall Railway viaducts: The Cornwall Railway company constructed a railway line between Plymouth and Truro, England, opening in 1859, and extended it to Falmouth in 1863. The topography of Cornwall is such that the route, w...

St. Joseph's Secondary School (Cornwall, Ontario): St. Joseph's Secondary School (SJSS) is a separate (publicly funded Catholic) secondary school located in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Falling under the jurisdiction of the Catholic District School Boar...

Roche, Cornwall: Roche (pronounced Roachmeaning homestead of the rock) is a civil parish and village in mid-Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The village gets its name from a granite outcrop east of the village. Roch...

Probus, Cornwall: Probus (Cornish: Lamprobus) is a civil parish and village in Cornwall, England, in the United Kingdom. It is famous for having the tallest church tower in Cornwall. The tower is high, and richly deco...

Royal Cornwall Show: The Royal Cornwall Agricultural Show, usually called the Royal Cornwall Show, is an agricultural show organised by The Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association, which takes place at the beginning of ...

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape: The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape is a World Heritage Site which includes select mining landscapes across Cornwall and West Devon in the south west of the United Kingdom. The site was adde...

Joppa, Cornwall: Joppa is a farmstead settlement in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately one mile (1.6 km) southeast of Hayle and is in Hayle civil parish....

Cornwall Central High School: Cornwall Central High School is the high school serving the Cornwall Central School District in Orange County, New York. It draws students from portions of three towns: Cornwall, New Windsor, and Woo...

Hall for Cornwall: The Hall for Cornwall is a major venue in Truro, Cornwall having one large main auditorium which places host to West End musicals, opera, ballet, musical acts and other entertainers. The Hall for Co...

Royal Cornwall Hospital: The Royal Cornwall Hospital, formerly and still known outside of local television news as Treliske Hospital, is a medium-sized teaching hospital situated in Treliske on the outskirts of Truro, Cornw...

Cornwallis Park: Cornwallis Park is the name of a Canadian rural community in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia. As of 2011, the population is 433. History The community is located on the western edge of Clementsport an...

Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School: Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School (CCVS) is a high school located in Cornwall, Ontario. It was built in 1806 and is one of the oldest schools in Canada. The school's bicentennial in 2006 att...

Holywell, Cornwall: Holywell is a coastal village in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is at Holywell Bay, about three miles (5 km) west-southwest of Newquay. Holywell beach adjoins the settlement to the no...

Pool, Cornwall: Pool is a village in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is bypassed by the A30, situated on the A3047 between Camborne and Redruth, between Tuckingmill and Illogan Highway. Facilities Some of...

Cornwall Furnace, Alabama: Cornwall Furnace is located near Cedar Bluff, Alabama in Cherokee County. It was built by the Noble Brothers to supply iron products to the Confederate States of America during the United States' Civi...

Tuckingmill, Camborne, Cornwall: Tuckingmill (meaning hill-brow of a rock) is a village in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The parish of Tuckingmill was constituted in 1845 being carved out of a western section of the parish of ...

Maker, Cornwall: Maker is a village between Cawsand and Rame Head, situated on the Rame Peninsula, in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. The name means a ruin in Cornish, but another Celtic name is Egloshayle, (not...

Cornwallis, New South Wales: Cornwallis is a bounded locality of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in the City of Hawkesbury north-west of Windsor. Cornwallis is bounded in the north and the east b...

National Maritime Museum Cornwall: The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is located in a harbourside building at Falmouth in Cornwall. The building was designed by architect M. J. Long., following an architectural design competition ma...

Cornwallis Square, Nova Scotia: Cornwallis Square is a Canadian village in Kings County, Nova Scotia. It is located on the Cornwallis River. The village commission was originally established in 1947 as the WCG Commission and was res...

Cornwallis River: The Cornwallis River is a river in Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada. It has a meander length of approximately 48 km from its source on the North Mountain near Berwick to its mouth near Wolfville on...

Geography of Cornwall: The geography of Cornwall describes the extreme southwestern peninsula of Great Britain west of the River Tamar. The population of Cornwall is greater in the less extensive west of the county than th...

Rescorla, Cornwall: Rescorla is a small village in mid-Cornwall, near St Austell, in the heart of the Clay Country, Cornwall’s china clay mining district. It belongs to the parish of Treverbyn and is part of a close-kn...

Sea Mills, Cornwall: Sea Mills is a house on the banks of Little Petherick Creek near St Issey in Cornwall, England, UK. Sea Mills was a grist mill in the late 18th and early 19th century. It was powered by flood tidal wa...

Rural Municipality of Cornwallis: Cornwallis is a rural municipality located in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It surrounds the east, south and west sides of Brandon, Manitoba. Most of the land comprising the municipality is farml...

West Cornwall Covered Bridge: The West Cornwall Covered Bridge (also known as Hart Bridge) is a wooden lattice truss bridge built over the Housatonic River in the town of Cornwall, Connecticut. It is estimated to have been built ...

Cornwall Square: Cornwall Square (also known as The Square) is a major shopping centre located in Cornwall, Ontario, owned by Charter Real Estate Investment Trust and operated by Redcliff Realty Management Inc. The sh...

Cornwall Church: Cornwall Church (formerly Cornwall Park Church of God) is an Evangelical Christian megachurch in Bellingham, Washington affiliated with the Church of God Movement, with an average weekly attendance ...

Battle of Cornwall: The Battle of Cornwall was a Spanish raid on Cornwall in 1595 during the Anglo-Spanish war of 1585-1604. It was conducted by a Spanish naval squadron from Brittany, France. Landings Carlos de Amesqu...

1944 Cornwall-Massena earthquake: The 1944 Cornwall-Massena earthquake occurred on Tuesday, September 5, 1944, at 12:38:45 am EWT in Massena, New York. It was registered as a magnitude 5.8 on the Richter scale and was felt for a gre...

Cornwall Island (Ontario): Cornwall Island is an island in the Saint Lawrence River, directly south of the city of Cornwall. The island is located completely in Canada, but is also part of the Akwesasne Mohawk reserve that str...

Cornwall, California: Cornwall (formerly, Cornwall Station) was an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, before it was absorbed into the City of Pittsburg. It was located east-southeast of Baypoin...

Middle New Cornwall, Nova Scotia: Middle New Cornwall is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Lunenburg Municipal District in Lunenburg County....

Upper New Cornwall, Nova Scotia: Upper New Cornwall is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Lunenburg Municipal District in Lunenburg County....

Troon, Cornwall: Troon is a village in west Cornwall, England, UK. It is near Camborne at . There were once important copper and tin mines near Troon, including the Grenville Mines. Wheal Grenville began to be work...

Cornwall Bridge: The Cornwall Bridge (also known as Bridge No. 560) is a two-lane, concrete arch bridge carrying U.S. Route 7 and Route 4 over the Housatonic River and the Housatonic Railroad in Northwestern Connecti...

Cornwall Lake 224: Cornwall Lake 224 is an Indian reserve in Alberta....

The Cornwall: The Cornwall, at 255 West 90th Street, is a luxury residential cooperative apartment building in Manhattan, New York City. Located on the northwest corner of Broadway and 90th Street, it was designed...

North Cornwall Museum and Art Gallery: The North Cornwall Museum and Art Gallery is a privately owned local museum and art gallery in Camelford, north Cornwall, England. The museum opened around 1974 in a building that was originally used ...

Cornwall Island (Antarctica): Cornwall Island is a low ice-free island off the north coast of Robert Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Surface area . Mónica Rock is lying west of the island and north of Passa...

Paradise Park, Cornwall: Paradise Park is a zoo situated in Hayle, Cornwall, England. It has over 650 birds and animals. It is currently the home of the World Parrot Trust. The site includes a circular long gauge railway,...

Bradford, Cornwall: Bradford is a hamlet in the county of Cornwall, England, UK, 10.3 km north northeast of the town of Bodmin, near the A30 road....

Polmear, Cornwall: Polmear (meaning great cove) is a hamlet in Cornwall, England, UK. It is located on the A3082 road close to Par Sands and the village of Par. Part is in the civil parish of Fowey and part in Par and T...

Cornwall Glacier (Coats Land): Cornwall Glacier is a glacier long, flowing south from Crossover Pass in the Shackleton Range to join Recovery Glacier east of Ram Bow Bluff. It was first mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-An...

Cornwall Peaks: The Cornwall Peaks are two conspicuous rock peaks, the higher reaching, standing at the west side of König Glacier, southwest of Fortuna Bay, South Georgia. The name Cornwall Peak was probably give...

Cornwall Motor Speedway: The Cornwall Motor Speedway is a 1/4 mile dirt track near the community of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. It is located northwest of the city on Cornwall Centre Road. The track opened in 1970 and runs wee...

Port Cornwall, Alberta: Port Cornwall, also known as Fort Cornwall, is a former village in northern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124. Prior to incorporation as a village, the commun...

Brill, Cornwall: Brill (meaning hunt hill) is a village in south-west Cornwall, England, UK. It is located within the civil parish of Constantine, north-west of the village of the same name....

Brocton, Cornwall: Brocton is a hamlet in the parish of St Breock, Cornwall, England, UK....

Brooks, Cornwall: Brooks is a house near Boconnoc in Cornwall, England, UK....

Cox Hill, Cornwall: Cox Hill is a hamlet in the parish of Chacewater, Cornwall, England, UK....

Edmonton, Cornwall: Edmonton is a village near Wadebridge in Cornwall, England, UK....

Forder, Cornwall: Forder is a village near Saltash in Cornwall, England, UK. Forder viaduct was formerly at Milepost 252.25, west of Saltash . It was a Class C viaduct high and long on 16 trestles. It was demolishe...

Highway, Cornwall: Highway is a hamlet in the parish of Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK....

Hillhead, Cornwall: Hillhead is a hamlet in the parish of Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, UK....

Longstone, Cornwall: Longstone is a hamlet in Cornwall, England, UK. It is about one mile east of St Mabyn on the B3266 road. It is named after the menhir which formerly stood here. St Mabyn's standing stone was broken up...

Middlehill, Cornwall: Middlehill is a hamlet in the parish of St Cleer, Cornwall, England, UK....

Mountjoy, Cornwall: Mountjoy is a hamlet in Cornwall, England, UK. It is on the A392 road, east of Quintrell Downs....

Northcott, Cornwall: Northcott is a village in Cornwall, England, UK....

Plaidy, Cornwall: Plaidy is an eastern suburb of Looe, Cornwall, England, UK. Plaidy Beach is a sandy beach and Millendreath Beach is at its eastern end....

Salem, Cornwall: Salem is a hamlet west of Chacewater, Cornwall, England, UK....

South Wheatley, Cornwall: South Wheatley is a village in Cornwall, England....

Trevine, Cornwall: Trevine is a village in Cornwall, England....

Watergate, Cornwall: Watergate is a village in Cornwall, England....

Cornwall Glacier (Ross Dependency): Cornwall Glacier is a glacier in the Queen Elizabeth Range, draining eastward, to the south of the Crowell Buttresses, to enter Lowery Glacier. It was named by the northern party of the New Zealand G...

List of shipwrecks of Cornwall (20th century): The list of shipwrecks of Cornwall (20th century) lists the ships which sank on or near the coasts of mainland Cornwall in that period. The list includes ships that sustained a damaged hull, which wer...

Cornwall Terrace: Cornwall Terrace (also 1-21 Cornwall Terrace) is a Grade I listed building of consecutive terraced mansions overlooking Regent's Park in the City of Westminster, London, England. It is situated at ...

Port Cornwallis: Port Cornwallis is a port situated in the Andaman Islands, India. There is a lighthouse, built in 1975-76, near Port Cornwallis, "on the summit of Bopung Hill at the entrance of Aerial Bay." ...

Cornwall Hills: The Cornwall Hills are a range of mountainous hills in the Thompson Country of the Interior of British Columbia, Canada. They are located west and southwest of the communities of Cache Creek and Ashc...

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