Definition of County town. Meaning of County town. Synonyms of County town

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Definition of County town

County town
3. A count; an earl or lord. [Obs.] --Shak. County commissioners. See Commissioner. County corporate, a city or town having the privilege to be a county by itself, and to be governed by its own sheriffs and other magistrates, irrespective of the officers of the county in which it is situated; as London, York, Bristol, etc. [Eng.] --Mozley & W. County court, a court whose jurisdiction is limited to county. County palatine, a county distinguished by particular privileges; -- so called a palatio (from the palace), because the owner had originally royal powers, or the same powers, in the administration of justice, as the king had in his palace; but these powers are now abridged. The counties palatine, in England, are Lancaster, Chester, and Durham. County rates, rates levied upon the county, and collected by the boards of guardians, for the purpose of defraying the expenses to which counties are liable, such as repairing bridges, jails, etc. [Eng.] County seat, a county town. [U.S.] County sessions, the general quarter sessions of the peace for each county, held four times a year. [Eng.] County town, the town of a county, where the county business is transacted; a shire town.

Meaning of County town from wikipedia

- Ireland, a county town is the most important town in a county. It is usually the location of administrative or judicial functions within a county and the...
- term is used in Canada, China, Romania, Taiwan and the United States. County towns have a similar function in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland...
- the legislature. Towns are *not* independent from counties; residents of towns are still residents of the county in which the town is located. For example...
- of six cities, 19 towns, and 23 villages. Established in 1683, Westchester was named after the city of Chester, England. The county seat is the city of...
- administration on a county level until the creation of the Middle**** County Council in 1889. New Brentford was first promulgated as the county town in 1789, on...
- (/ˈdʌrəm/, locally /ˈdɜrəm/ listen) is a cathedral city and the county town of County Durham in North East England. The city lies on the River Wear, to...
- there since 1295. For ceremonial purposes, Reading has served as the county town of Berkshire since 1867, previously sharing this status with Abingdon-on-Thames...
- County Durham (/ˈdʌrəm/, locally /ˈdɜrəm/ listen) is a county in North East England. The county town is Durham, a cathedral city. County Durham can refer...
- County, Wisconsin, a town Clinton (town), Rock County, Wisconsin, a town Clinton (village), Rock County, Wisconsin, a village Clinton, Vernon County,...
- capital and largest town in the county. Sligo County Council is the local authority for the county. The po****tion of the county was 65,535 at the 2016...
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