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Exeter is a historic city in Devon, England. It lies within the ceremonial county of Devon, of which it is the county town as well as the home of Devon County Council. Currently the administrative area has the status of a non-metropolitan district, and is therefore under the administration of the County Council. The city is on the River Exe, about 37 miles northeast of Plymouth, and 70 miles southwest of Bristol.
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Other names by which Exeter has been known in the past
Bedford Circus ~ Bradninch ~ Caerisk ~ Caeruth ~ Castle Yard ~ Exanceaster ~ Excester ~ Exceter ~ Exe ~ Exe The ~ Exetter ~ Exonia ~ Isc ~ Isca ~ Isca Dunmoniorum ~ Monketon ~ Pencaer ~ The Exe ~ Execestre ~ Essecestra
Exeter in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Bedford Circus, precinct and eccl. dist., in Exeter, S. Devon, 23 ac., pop. 141.
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