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England

Common English county abbreviations. See also Chapman Codes.

County Alternative name Abbreviation
Bedfordshire County of Bedford Beds
Berkshire County of Berks Berks
Buckinghamshire County of Buckingham Bucks
Cambridgeshire County of Cambridge Cambs
Cheshire County of Chester Ches
Cornwall Corn
Cumberland Cumb
Derbyshire County of Derby Derbys, Derbs
Devon Devonshire Dev
Dorset Dorsetshire Dor
Durham County of Durham Co Dur
Essex
Gloucestershire County of Gloucester Glos, Gloucs
Hampshire County of Southampton
Southamptonshire
Hants
Herefordshire County of Hereford Here, Heref
Hertfordshire County of Hertford Herts
Huntingdonshire County of Huntingdon Hunts
Kent  
Lancashire County of Lancaster Lancs
Leicestershire County of Leicester Leics
Lincolnshire County of Lincoln Lincs
Middlesex Mx, Middx, Mddx, M'sex
Norfolk Norf
Northamptonshire County of Northampton Northants
Northumberland Northumb, Northd
Nottinghamshire County of Nottingham Notts
Oxfordshire County of Oxford Oxon
Rutland Rutlandshire Rut
Shropshire County of Salop Shrops, Salop
Somerset Somersetshire Som
Staffordshire County of Stafford Staffs, Staf
Suffolk Suff
Surrey Sy
Sussex Sx, Ssx
Warwickshire County of Warwick Warks, War, Warw
Westmorland Westm
Wiltshire County of Wilts Wilts
Worcestershire County of Worcester Worcs, Worsts
Yorkshire County of York Yorks

Scotland

County Alternative name Abbreviation
Aberdeenshire
Angus (or Forfarshire)
Argyllshire
Ayrshire
Banffshire
Berwickshire
Bute
Caithness
Clackmannanshire
Dumfriesshire
Dunbartonshire
East Lothian (or Haddingtonshire)
Edinburghshire (see Midlothian)
Elginshire (see Moray)
Fife (Kingdom of)
Forfarshire (see Angus)
Haddingtonshire (see East Lothian)
Inverness-shire
Kincardineshire
Kinross-shire
Kirkcudbrightshire
Lanarkshire
Linlithgowshire (see West Lothian)
Midlothian (or Edinburghshire)
Moray (or Elginshire)
Nairnshire
Orkney Islands
Peeblesshire
Perthshire
Renfrewshire
Ross & Cromarty
Roxburghshire
Selkirkshire
Shetland (or Zetland) Islands
Stirlingshire
Sutherland
West Lothian (or Linlithgowshire)
Wigtonshire

Wales

County Alternate name Welsh name Abbreviation
Anglesey Anglesea Sir Fôn or Sir Môn Angl
Breconshire Brecon or Brecknockshire or Brecknock Sir Brycheiniog Brecks, Bcshire
Caernarfonshire Carnarvonshire or Carnarvon or Caernarvon Sir Gaernarfon C a r n
Cardiganshire Cardigan Sir Aberteifi or Sir Ceredigion Card's, Cards
Carmarthenshire Carmarthen Sir Gaerfyrddin Carm, Carms, Cthen
Denbighshire Denbigh Sir Ddinbych
Flintshire Flint Sir y Fflint Flints
Glamorgan Glamorganshire Sir Forgannwg or Sir Morgannwg Glam
Merionethshire Merioneth Sir Feirionnydd, Sir Meirionydd, or Sir Meirion
Monmouth Monmouth or Monshire Sir Fynwy or Sir Mynwy Mon
Montgomeryshire Montgomery Sir Drefaldwyn or Sir Maldwyn Mont
Pembrokeshire Pembroke Sir Benfro or Sir Penfro Pembs, Pem, Pemb
Radnorshire Radnor Sir Raesyfed or Sir Maesyfed Rads, Rad