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A society dedicated to promoting awareness of the continuing importance of the 92 historic (or traditional) Counties of the United Kingdom.

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The Counties

Their longevity have made the 92 historic counties an indelible part of the history, heritage, geography and culture of the nation.


Find your county on the gazetteer and view it on our web map

Visit the Gazetteer


Find out more about the counties on County-Wise

Visit County-Wise


Find out more about county flags on the ABC Flags Blog

Visit the ABC Flags Blog


Our Counties, the ABC Magazine

Read Our Counties


Visit Wikishire, an encyclopaedia for the counties

Visit Wikishire


The Historic
Counties Trust

Visit the HCT


Map of the Counties of the United Kingdom

The Counties
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