Cleveland, England

area and former county in the north east of England

Coordinates: 54°31′30″N 1°11′20″W / 54.525°N 1.189°W / 54.525; -1.189

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.

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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ReferencesEdit

  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