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Okehampton, Devon

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Okehampton, Devon

Okehampton is a town and civil parish in West Devon in the English county of Devon. It is situated at the northern edge of Dartmoor, and has an estimated population of 5,700.
Administrative CountyDevon
Traditional CountyDevon
OS GridSX5895
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01837
Population7,339 (2009)

Other names by which Okehampton, Devon has been known in the past

Oakhampton ~ Oakingham ~ Ock Hampton ~ Ockmenton ~ Okington ~ Ochementone ~ Ochenemitona

Okehampton, Devon in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Okehampton (or Oakhampton), ancient bor., market town, and par., Devon, at confluence of rivers East Okement and West Okement, 26 miles W. of Exeter and 197 miles from London by rail - par., 9552 ac., pop. 2292; town, pop. 1695; P.O.

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