Okehampton  Devon


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Okehampton like this:

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.

Okehampton through time

Okehampton is now part of West Devon district. Click here for graphs and data of how West Devon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Okehampton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Okehampton in West Devon | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th February 2024

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