Cleveland, England

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Coordinates: 54°31′30″N 1°11′20″W / 54.525°N 1.189°W / 54.525; -1.189

Cleveland
Cleveland shown within England
The former county of Cleveland shown within England
Geography
Status Non-metropolitan county
1974 area 144,085 acres (583.09 km2)[1]
HQ Middlesbrough
ONS code 14
History
Origin Teesside and environs
Created 1974
Abolished 1996
Succeeded by Hartlepool
Stockton-on-Tees
Middlesbrough
Redcar and Cleveland
Demography
1973 population 566,740[2]
1981 population 565,935
1991 population 541,333
Politics
Governance Cleveland County Council
Subdivisions
Type Non-metropolitan districts
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Units

Cleveland was a non-metropolitan county that existed between 1 April 1974 and 31 March 1996. It was in North East England. The districts which made up the county are now all unitary authorities.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Local government in England and Wales: A Guide to the New System. London: HMSO. 1974. p. 37. ISBN 0-11-750847-0.
  2. Registrar General's annual estimated figure mid 1973