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COUNTY DERRY (LONDONDERRY)

"Londonderry, a county of Ireland, province of Ulster, 40 m. long and 31 broad, bounded W by Donegal, N by the ocean, S and SW by Tyrone, and E by Antrim, containing 511,688 English acres, divided into 31 parishes. It sends 4 members to parliament. 1/4 seems to be bleak mountains and glens, and 1/2 of the remainder is mountainous. Potatoes are the principal crop; and in some parts oats, barley, flax, and rye, and some wheat are cultivated. Chief rivers, the Foyle or Green river, the Bann or White river, the Faughan, and the Roe. The linen manufacture flourishes through every part of the county. Pop. 194,099."

[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]

Towns and Parishes

There are approximately 47 Parishes in County Derry. To see a complete listing of Parish names as well as associated barony, poor law union and townland names, click here.

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Last Updated: 04 November 2006 by Richard White.

With grateful appreciation to Carol Hepburn for all of her efforts and contributions. Also, for the help from the other information providers that assisted her.