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Devon

Devon (often incorrectly known as Devonshire) is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. It is a part of South West England, and bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the northeast, and Dorset to the east. The City of Exeter is the county town; seven other districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon are under the jurisdiction of Devon County Council; Plymouth and Torbay are each a part of Devon but administered as unitary authorities....

Graymoor-Devondale, Kentucky

Graymoor-Devondale is a 4th-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the result of the merger of the former cities of Graymoor and Devondale. The population was 2,925 at the 2000 census. Geography Graymoor-Devondale is located at (38.273370, -85.617259). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of, all of it land. History Devondale was incorporated sometime in 1958 and apparently named for a local farm. Graymoor was also named for a local farm, itself named for the monastery of the Society of the Atonement in Garrison, New York....

Devon-Berwyn, Pennsylvania

Devon-Berwyn was a census-designated place (CDP) in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,067 at the 2000 census. For the 2010 census, the area was split into two separate CDPs, Devon and Berwyn. The area is part of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs. Devon-Berwyn spanned two townships – Tredyffrin and Easttown, though the two current CDPs of Devon and Berwyn are only in Easttown Township. Geography Devon-Berwyn was located at (40.043675, -75.436130). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of, all of it land....

River Avon (Devon)

The River Avon, also known as the River Aune, is a river in the county of Devon in the south of England. It rises in the southern half of Dartmoor National Park in an area of bog to the west of Ryder's Hill. Close to where the river leaves Dartmoor a dam was built in 1957 to form the Avon reservoir (see Dartmoor reservoirs). After leaving the moor it passes through South Brent and then Avonwick and Aveton Gifford and flows into the sea at Bigbury on Sea....

Devonport, Tasmania

Devonport is a city in the northwestern part of Tasmania, Australia, situated at the mouth of the Mersey River. Along with the slightly smaller city of Burnie, Devonport is the major regional centre of the northwestern part of the state. History During the 1850s the twin settlements of Formby and Torquay were established on opposite banks at the mouth of the Mersey River. Torquay was the larger community with police, post, magistrate, at least three hotels, shipyards and stores. From 1870–1880 the shipping industry grew and work was undertaken to deepen the mouth of the river....

West Devon

West Devon is a local government district and borough in Devon, England. Towns in the district include Chagford, Okehampton, Princetown, and Tavistock, where the council is based. The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the previous municipal borough of Okehampton, Okehampton Rural District, and Tavistock Rural District....

Devon, Pennsylvania

Devon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,515 at the 2010 census. Prior to 2010 it was part of the Devon-Berwyn CDP. The area is part of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs. Devon is located within Easttown Township. Geography Devon is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of, all of it land. Culture Devon is known for the Devon Horse Show, the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed horse competition in the United States....

Devon Island

Devon Island (Inuit: Tatlurutit), claimed to be the largest uninhabited island on Earth, is located in Baffin Bay, Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. It is one of the larger members of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, the second-largest of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canada's sixth largest island, and the 27th largest island in the world. It comprises of Precambrian gneiss and Paleozoic siltstones and shales. The highest point is the Devon Ice Cap at which is part of the Arctic Cordillera....

Combe, Buckfastleigh, Devon

Combe is a small village in the county of Devon, England. It lies on the River Mardle about 2 miles north west of the town of Buckfastleigh....

Start Point, Devon

Start Point is a promontory in the South Hams district in Devon, England, . Close to the most southerly point in the county, it marks the southern limit of Start Bay, which extends northwards to the estuary of the River Dart. The rocks of the point are greenschist and mica-schist, formed by metamorphism of Devonian sediments during a period of mountain building towards the end of the Carboniferous period. The name "Start" derives from an Anglo-Saxon word steort, meaning a tail. This root also appears in the names of birds with distinctive tails, like the redstart....

Coombe, Sidmouth, Devon: Coombe is a settlement in the English county of Devon, situated about five miles northwest of the town of Sidmouth....

Coombe, Teignmouth, Devon: Coombe is an area of the town of Teignmouth in the English county of Devon....

Coombe, Tiverton, Devon: Coombe is a settlement in the English county of Devon, situated some five miles north-east of the town of Tiverton....

Devon Railway Centre: The Devon Railway Centre is in the village of Bickleigh in Mid Devon, England, at the former Cadeleigh railway station on the closed Great Western Railway branch from Exeter to Dulverton, also known ...

Bridgetown, Devon: Bridgetown is a part of Totnes, Devon. It is divided from Totnes itself by the River Dart, and came into existence as a result of the first bridge being built across the river at Totnes. The river is...

Devonport High School for Boys: Devonport High School for Boys is a grammar school and Academy, for boys aged 11 to 18, in Plymouth, Devon, England. It has around 1,135 pupils. Its catchment area includes southwest Devon and southea...

Dolton, Devon: Dolton is a small village in the Torridge District of Devon, in the South West of England. It has a population of around 900 inhabitants, including the Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts. Dolton i...

Devonshire Mall: Devonshire Mall is a shopping centre in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Anchors Hudson's Bay (170,000 sq ft) Chapters (24,258 sq ft) Cineplex (58,683 sq ft) GoodLife Fitness (24,694 sq ft) H&M (17,70...

Ide, Devon: Ide is a village in Devon, England situated less than a mile to the southwest of Exeter. The village church (rebuilt in 1834) is dedicated to the German Saint Ida of Herzfeld. The village is home to...

Slapton, Devon: Slapton is a village in Devon, England. It is located near the A379 road between Kingsbridge and Dartmouth, and lies within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). In 2001 the popul...

Cookbury, Devon: Cookbury is a village in Torridge, Devon, England....

Coleford, Devon: Coleford is a small hamlet in Mid-Devon, England. It includes a chapel and a pub, and also has a park and a full set of public conveniences (male, female and disabled). Coleford junction (arguably Pe...

Abbey, Devon: Abbey is a village in the English county of Devon. It is located in the Blackdown Hills....

Abbotsleigh, Devon: Abbotsleigh is a hamlet in the English county of Devon. It is about 2 miles east of the village of East Allington....

Pilton, Devon: Pilton is a suburb of Barnstaple. It is located about half a mile north on the outskirts of the town in the English county of Devon, and the district of North Devon. It is home to about 2000 resident...

Shebbear, Devon: Shebbear (pronounced sheb-beer) is a village and civil parish in the District of Torridge in Devon, England. It was once itself centre of the Shebbear hundred. It has a population of 858. John Wesl...

All Saints, Devon: All Saints is a civil parish in East Devon, Devon, England. It has a population of 498 according to the 2001 census. The parish includes the hamlets of All Saints, Smallridge, Churchill, Alston and ...

Arlington, Devon: Arlington is a former manor, village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon in England. The parish includes the villages of Arlington and Arlington Beccott. The population of the par...

Devonshire Parish: Location It is located in the centre of the territory, close to the junction between the main part of the main island and the peninsula containing the capital, Hamilton, and Pembroke Parish (to which ...

Ashton, Devon: Ashton is a civil parish in the Teignbridge district of Devon, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 174. The parish consists of two villages, Higher Ashton and Lower Ashton, ...

Atherington, Devon: Atherington is a village and civil parish in the North Devon district of Devon, England, about 8 miles south of Barnstaple. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 391. The churc...

Bickleigh, Mid Devon: Bickleigh is a village and civil parish in the Mid Devon district of Devon, England, about four miles south of Tiverton. It is in the former hundred of Hayridge. According to the 2001 census it ha...

Brushford, Devon: Brushford is a village and civil parish in the Mid Devon district of Devon in England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 59. The village is situated on the River Taw, and is about ...

Devonshire Quarter: The Devonshire Quarter is an area in the centre of Sheffield, England. It is based around the Division Street and Devonshire Street shopping areas, known for their small independent shops and variety...

South Devon Railway engine houses: The South Devon Railway engine houses were built in Devon, England, to power the atmospheric trains on the South Devon Railway between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth Millbay railway stations. They con...

Eastington, Devon: Eastington is a hamlet in the English county of Devon. Eastington is about one mile east of the village of Lapford. The hamlet comprises a dairy farm and a racing stables as well as several private re...

Devon United Mine: Devon United Mine is a 1.0 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Devon, England, notified in 1987. Source English Nature citation sheet for the site (accessed 22 July 2006) ...

Frogmore, Devon: Frogmore is a village in the civil parish of Frogmore and Sherford in the South Hams district of the county of Devon, England. The village is located at the head of Frogmore Creek, an arm of the Kings...

Marwood, Devon: Marwood is a village in North Devon north of Barnstaple. The village contains of ornamental gardens open to the public, known as Marwood Hill Gardens. The gardens were developed by Dr Jimmy Smart,...

West Down, Devon: West Down is a small village on the route between Braunton and Ilfracombe in North Devon. For many years controversy has surrounded the proposed erection of wind turbines in the surrounding area.[1]p...

Devons Road: Devons Road is a road in the East End of London. Part of the B140 road, it gives its name to the Devons Road DLR station. Motive power depots The North London Railway established a large motive power...

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...

Devon railway station: Devon was a railway station on the Woodside railway line in Victoria, Australia. It closed during the 1950s with the other stations on the Woodside line, except Yarram....

Devon, Nova Scotia: Devon is a small Canadian rural community in Nova Scotia's Halifax Regional Municipality with an approximate area of 152.79 square kilometers It is located 32 kilometers north of Dartmouth near the H...

Devonport Oval: Devonport Oval is an Australian rules football, cricket and athletics stadium in Devonport, Tasmania. It is the home stadium for the Devonport Football Club in the Tasmanian State League (TSL) and for...

Alphington, Devon: Alphington is a former manor and village, now a suburb of the City of Exeter in Devon. The ward of Alphington has a population of 8250 according to the 2001 census, making it the third largest in Ex...

Devon Preparatory School: Devon Preparatory School is a private, Catholic college preparatory school in Devon, Pennsylvania, founded in 1956 by the Piarist fathers. It is an all-boys school, divided into a middle school (grad...

City of Devonport: The City of Devonport is a local government area of Tasmania, encompassing the city of Devonport in northern Tasmania. The City is governed by the Devonport City Council....

Devonshire Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery: Devonshire Cemetery is a small Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) burial site for some of the Commonwealth troops killed during the Battle of the Somme. It is located near to the village of Ma...

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital: The Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (commonly referred to as the RD&E), is a medium-sized teaching hospital situated in Exeter, Devon, England. The hospital has two sites, Wonford and Heavitree. T...

Beacon, Devon: Beacon is a small hamlet near Honiton in the county of Devon; situated at the most southerly point of Hartridge Hill....

Buckland, Devon: Apart from a number of places in Devon for which Buckland forms the first part of the name (see Buckland), the name on its own refers to two places in Devon: Buckland is a hamlet near to Thurlestone...

Kingston, Devon: Kingston is civil parish and small scattered village in the South Hams, Devon, England. It is three miles south west of Modbury, and about a mile from the mouth of the River Erme at Wonwell. See the e...

Whitchurch, Devon: Whitchurch is a village just to the south-east of the town of Tavistock, Devon, England. It lies in the West Devon local authority area, and within Tavistock Deanery for ecclesiastical purposes. Due ...

HMNB Devonport: Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport (formerly HMS Drake), is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Portsmouth). HMNB Devonpo...

Cowley, Devon: Cowley is a hamlet in the parish of Upton Pyne in Devon, England. Cowley church was built as a chapel of ease to Brampford Speke by Rohde Hawkins in 1867-8. It is chiefly notable for a fine three-ar...

Bradford, Devon: Bradford is a village in Torridge, Devon, England. The population was 359 in 2001.[1] The church has several Norman features, including the baptismal font, a chest and bench-ends. Hengist the Saxon is...

Brixton, Devon: Brixton is a village near Plymouth in England. It is located on the A379 Plymouth to Kingsbridge road and is about from Plymouth. Its population is 1207. It has views of the River Yealm. The church i...

Crook of Devon: Crook of Devon is a village within the parish of Fossoway in Perthshire. It is located about 6 miles southwest of Kinross on the A977. Until relatively recently the official name of the village was F...

Castle Head, Devon: Castle Head is a British Iron Age Hill fort occupying a commanding position on a promontory at the neck of a bow in the River Tamar on the Devon side close to Dunterton. The fort is situated approxima...

Stockley, Devon: Stockley is a village in Devon, England....

Twitchen, Devon: Twitchen is a village and civil parish in Devon, England, located within the North Devon local authority area. Historically it formed part of South Molton Hundred. The population was 145 in 1801; 163...

Devonport Kings Road railway station: Devonport Kings Road railway station was the London and South Western Railway station in Devonport, Devon, England. It opened in 1876 and closed in 1964. For the first 14 years it was a terminal s...

Harleston, Devon: Harleston is a village in Devon, England. ...

Farringdon, Devon: Farringdon is a village in the district of East Devon in the county of Devon, England. The village is twinned with Secqueville-en-Bessin, Normandy, France....

Devon Mansions: Devon Mansions are a set of five residential mansion block buildings situated along the south side of Tooley Street in Bermondsey, London. The buildings are located within the London Borough of South...

Ellacombe, Devon: Ellacombe is a village in Devon, England, near Torbay. ...

Devon County Council: Devon County Council is the county council administering the English county of Devon. Based in the city of Exeter, the council covers the non-metropolitan county area of Devon. Members of the council...

Woolfardisworthy, Mid Devon: Woolfardisworthy (pronounced "Woolsery") is a village and civil parish in Mid Devon. It is situated about 9km north of Crediton. According to the Oxford Dictionary of English Place Names (Eilert Ekw...

East Down, Devon: East Down is a village and civil parish in the Barnstaple district of Devon, England. It includes the hamlets of Churchill, Shortacombe, Brockham and Clifton. The parish contains a church, pub and ma...

Churchill, North Devon: Churchill is a hamlet near East Down, Devon, in England. The author Nancy Phelan describes her time in the area in The Swift Foot in Time....

List of towns and cities in Devon by population: This list is of towns and cities in Devon in order of their population, according to the 2001 census data from the Office for National Statistics. It comprises the Key Statistics for local authoritie...

Devon Falls: Devon Falls is a waterfall in Sri Lanka, situated 6 km west of Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya District on A7 highway. The falls is named after a pioneer English coffee planter called Devon, whose plantatio...

Devon General Hospital: The Devon General Hospital is a 21-bed acute care and continuing care facility in Devon, Alberta. There are 9 acute, 10 continuing, and 2 respite beds. The hospital provides 24-hour emergency service...

Devonshire Green: Devonshire Green is a small public open space at within Sheffield city centre in South Yorkshire, England. It covers an area of approximately 9000 square metres and is designated as a district park ...

Devonshire, Delaware: Devonshire is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States....

Devon, Delaware: Devon is an unincorporated community in New Castle County, Delaware, United States....

Devonport Park: Devonport Park is a public park located in Devonport, Devon. The historic park dates back to the 1850s and is situated on former military land. The park is home to many historic monuments including a ...

Fox Lake (Devon): Fox Lake is a lake of Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada....

Kelly, Devon: Kelly is a small village in west Devon, England. The village church is largely Perpendicular of the 15th century but the chancel is earlier than the rest of the building, perhaps 14th century, and the...

Globe Road and Devonshire Street railway station: Globe Road and Devonshire Street railway station was a station on the site on the main line into Liverpool Street station. It was opened by the Great Eastern Railway on 1 July 1884 when they decided t...

Operation Devon: Operation Devon was the codeword given to an amphibious landing by British Commandos at Termoli on the Adriatic coast of Italy during the Second World War. It was launched on 3 October 1943, as part o...

Devon Bridge (Alberta): Devon Bridge is a bridge that carries the Devonian Way (Highway 60) over the North Saskatchewan River in Devon, Alberta, Canada. The current bridge was built in 1987 to replace an earlier bridge that...

Devonshire Meadows, Alberta: Devonshire Meadows is an unincorporated community in Alberta, Canada within Parkland County that is recognized as a designated place by Statistics Canada. It is located on the north side of Township R...

Devon, Ontario railway station: Devon railway station is a Via Rail flag stop station located in Devon, Ontario (south of Chapleau, Ontario) on the Sudbury – White River train....

Black Devon: The Black Devon is a river in Scotland. It rises in the area west of Knockhill Racing Circuit, around north-west of Dunfermline, Fife, with the gathering of three small streams in branch formation....

Woodleigh, Devon: Woodleigh is a village located in the South Hams region of the county of Devon, England. The name is derived from the Old English "leah" meaning a clearing in a forest and the settlement dates back to...

Devon Great Consols: Devon Great Consols was a copper mine near Tavistock in Devon. Working at the site began in 1844, when it was known as North Bedford Mines or Wheal Maria. The lease on the site was taken from the Du...

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