Devon

DevonshireDevon, EnglandCounty of DevonDevonshire, EnglandDEVDevon CountyDevon County CouncilNorth DevonSouth Devoncounty
Devon, also known as Devonshire, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.wikipedia
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South West England

South WestSouth West of Englandsouthwest England
It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east.
It is the largest in area, covering 9200 sqmi, and consists of the counties of Bristol, Cornwall, Dorset, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Wiltshire, as well as the Isles of Scilly.

Cornwall

CornishCornwall, EnglandCounty of Cornwall
It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east.
Cornwall (Kernow ) is a ceremonial county in South West England, bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by Devon, the River Tamar forming the border between them.

Somerset

SomersetshireSomerset, EnglandCounty of Somerset
It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east.
Somerset ( or locally ; archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.

Bristol Channel

BristolSevern EstuaryChannel
Devon, also known as Devonshire, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
The Bristol Channel (Môr Hafren) is a major inlet in the island of Great Britain, separating South Wales from Devon and Somerset in South West England.

Dorset

DorsetshireDorset, EnglandCounty of Dorset
It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east.
Covering an area of 2653 km2, Dorset borders Devon to the west, Somerset to the north-west, Wiltshire to the north-east, and Hampshire to the east.

South Hams

South Hams DistrictDistrict of South Hamsdistrict
The county includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon.
South Hams is a local government district on the south coast of Devon, England.

Mid Devon

TivertonMid Devon District CouncilMid-Devon
The county includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon.
Mid Devon is a local government district in Devon, England.

North Devon

DevonshireTorrington, North Devon
The county includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon.
North Devon is a local government district in Devon, England.

East Devon

East Devon District CouncilEast
The county includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon.
East Devon is a local government district in Devon, England.

Torridge District

TorridgeTorridge District Council
The county includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon.
Torridge is a local government district in North Devon, England.

Dumnonia

West WelshBattle of BamptonBritons of the south west
Devon derives its name from Dumnonia.
It was centred in the area later called Devon, but included modern Cornwall and part of Somerset, with its eastern boundary changing over time as the gradual westward expansion of the neighbouring Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Wessex encroached on its territory.

County town

administrative centrecounty townscounty seat
The city of Exeter is the county town.

Teignbridge

Teignbridge District Councildistrict of TeignbridgeTeignbridge District
The county includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon.
Teignbridge is a local government district in Devon, England.

Dumnonii

DumnoniansWest Britons
During the British Iron Age, Roman Britain, and the early Middle Ages, this was the homeland of the Dumnonii Brittonic Celts.
The Dumnonii or Dumnones were a British tribe who inhabited Dumnonia, the area now known as Devon and Cornwall (and some areas of present-day Dorset and Somerset) in the further parts of the South West peninsula of Britain, from at least the Iron Age up to the early Saxon period.

River Tamar

TamarTamar ValleyTamar estuary
The western boundary with Cornwall was set at the River Tamar by King Æthelstan in 936.
The Tamar (Dowr Tamar) is a river in south west England, that forms most of the border between Devon (to the east) and Cornwall (to the west).

West Devon

West Devon Borough CouncilBorough of West DevonWest
The county includes the districts of East Devon, Mid Devon, North Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge, Torridge, and West Devon.
West Devon is a local government district and borough in Devon, England.

Exmoor

Exmoor National ParkExmoor National Park AuthorityForest of Exmoor
To the north of Dartmoor are the Culm Measures and Exmoor.
Exmoor is loosely defined as an area of hilly open moorland in west Somerset and north Devon in South West England.

River Dart

DartDart estuaryRiver Dart Estuary
In the valleys and lowlands of south and east Devon the soil is more fertile, drained by rivers including the Exe, the Culm, the Teign, the Dart, and the Otter.
The River Dart is a river in Devon, England which rises high on Dartmoor, and releases to the sea at Dartmouth.

Torbay

English RivieraTorbay CouncilTorbay CB
Plymouth and Torbay are each geographically part of Devon, but are administered as unitary authorities.
Torbay is a borough in Devon, England, administered by the unitary authority of Torbay Council.

River Teign

TeignTeign EstuaryTeign Valley
In the valleys and lowlands of south and east Devon the soil is more fertile, drained by rivers including the Exe, the Culm, the Teign, the Dart, and the Otter.
The River Teign or is a river in the county of Devon, England.

Counties of England

English countycountyEnglish counties
Devon, also known as Devonshire, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Devon, East Sussex, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset and Staffordshire are non-metropolitan counties with multiple districts and a county council, where one or more districts have been split off to form unitary authorities.

English Channel

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Devon, also known as Devonshire, is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south.
Brittany was founded by Britons who fled Cornwall and Devon after Anglo-Saxon encroachment.

River Exe

ExeExe ValleyExe Head
In the valleys and lowlands of south and east Devon the soil is more fertile, drained by rivers including the Exe, the Culm, the Teign, the Dart, and the Otter.
The River Exe in England rises at Exe Head, near the village of Simonsbath, on Exmoor in Somerset, 8.4 km from the Bristol Channel coast, but flows more or less directly due south, so that most of its length lies in Devon.

River Culm

CulmCulm Valleyriver of Culme
In the valleys and lowlands of south and east Devon the soil is more fertile, drained by rivers including the Exe, the Culm, the Teign, the Dart, and the Otter.
The River Culm flows through the Devon Redlands in Devon, England and is the longest tributary of the River Exe.

Duke of Devonshire

Dukes of DevonshireMarquess of HartingtonDevonshire
One erroneous theory is that the "shire" suffix is due to a mistake in the making of the original letters patent for the Duke of Devonshire, resident in Derbyshire.
Although modern usage outside of the county itself now rarely refers to Devon as "Devonshire", the title remained "Duke of Devonshire".