The Association of British Counties

The Association of British Counties

is a society dedicated to promoting
awareness of the continuing
importance of the 92 historic

(or traditional) counties

of the United Kingdom.


The Association of British Counties and Historic Counties Trust cordially invite you to ‘CountyCon2014’…

A day of talks, news and fun

for all those who love our historic counties 

25 October 2014 

at the Town Hall, Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Registration and further details

Latest News

A flurry of county flag registrations sees Bedfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, and Surrey flags added to the Flag Institute’s UK Flag Registry. Whilst the Bedfordshire, Norfolk, and Surrey designs stem from traditional county emblems, the Northamptonshire flag is the result of … Continue reading

14 September 2014 Northamptonshire Flag Unveiled

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Featured Articles

In this series of articles from the archives of This England, we step into Michael Bradford’s vision of Huntingdonshire from the summer of 1993. Local government reform is on the horizon and Huntingdonshire continues to fight for its identity. In 2014, as the … Continue reading

8 September 2014    A summer's day at Hemingford Grey, one of the country's loveliest villages.

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