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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

  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