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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devon

Devon also known as Devonshire, which was formerly its common and official name, is a ..... Before the changes to English counties in 1974, Devon was the third largest county by ..... into two, the Devon bishop having from 905 his seat at Tawton (now Bishop's Tawton) and from 912 at Crediton, birthplace of St Boniface.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_town

This list shows county towns prior to the reforms of 1889. ... being the seat of the Duke of Northumberland, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exeter

Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of 129,800 (mid- 2016 est.). It lies within the county of Devon, of which it is the county town as well as the ..... The cathedral, founded in 1050 when the bishop's seat was moved from the nearby town of Crediton (birthplace of Saint Boniface) because Exeter's Roman ...

www.britannica.com/place/Devon

Devon: Administrative, geographic, and historic county of England. It forms ... and Torridge; the borough of West Devon; and the city of Exeter, the county seat.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_towns_and_cities_in_Devon_by_population

This list is of towns and cities in Devon in order of their population, according to the 2011 ... It is governed by Devon County Council, whereas Plymouth and Torbay can govern themselves on matters such as ... Prior to 1888, city status was given to settlements home to a cathedral of the Church of England such as Exeter.

www.britannica.com/place/Somerset-county-England

county, England, United Kingdom ... Taunton, in west-central Somerset, is the county town (seat). Cows grazing in the countryside of Somerset, England. ... counties include small areas that belong to the historic counties of Dorset and Devon.

www.britannica.com/place/Dorset-county-England

It is bordered by the English Channel (south) and the counties of Devon (west), Hampshire ... The historic town of Dorchester, in the south, is the county seat.

ukga.org/england/Devon/index.html

Devonshire or Devon, a maritime county, bounded on the N by the Bristol Channel, on the NE ... The only English counties which exceed it in size are Yorkshire and Lincoln. ... A listing of Seats of the Nobility, Clergy and Gentry in Devonshire ...

www.robinsonlibrary.com/history/britain/england/counties/devon.htm

Jun 17, 2017 ... Devon. a county located in southwestern England. Devon is bordered by Cornwall County to the west, ... Devon has 11 seats in Parliament.