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 administrative county of Cleveland shown within England
Area
 • 1974144,085 acres (583.09 km2)[1]
Population
 • 1973566,740[2]
 • 1981565,935
 • 1991541,333
History
 • OriginTeesside and environs
 • Created1974
 • Abolished1996
 • Succeeded byHartlepool
Stockton-on-Tees
Middlesbrough
Redcar and Cleveland
StatusNon-metropolitan county
ONS code14
GovernmentCleveland County Council
 • HQMiddlesbrough
Subdivisions
 • TypeNon-metropolitan districts
 • Units
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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 | change source]

  1. Local government in England and Wales: A Guide to the New System. London: HMSO. 1974. p. 37. ISBN 978-0-11-750847-7.
  2. Registrar General's annual estimated figure mid 1973