County in central England, in the Midlands; drained by River Avon and headwaters of River Cherwell; comprises coal measures, woodlands, and meadows; evidence of prehistoric and Roman occupation; Roman road, Watling Street still forms part of county border; mostly agricultural, especially dairying and fruit-growing; county lost its more industrial northwestern area, including Birmingham, Coventry, and Solihull, to the West Midlands under local government reorganization in 1974.

Quick Facts on Warwickshire, England

Go Historic ID
240914
Coordinates
52.2671350° N, 1.4675220° W

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Title
Warwickshire, England
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
November 24, 2021