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Avon (former county, England)

Avon, former county, SW England, bordering the Severn estuary and the Bristol Channel. Created in 1974 from S Gloucestershire, Bristol, and N Somerset. it was dissolved in 1996 into four unitary authorities: South Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset, and Bath and North East Somerset.

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Avon

Avon Former county in sw England, created in 1974 from areas of Gloucestershire and Somerset. It was replaced in 1996 by the unitary authorities of Bath and North-East Somerset, Bristol, North-West Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

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