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Teignbridge

Teignbridge District
Non-metropolitan district
Teignbridge shown within Devon
Teignbridge shown within Devon
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South West England
Non-metropolitan county Devon
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Newton Abbot
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Teignbridge District Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Liberal Democrat (council NOC))
 • MPs Anne Marie Morris
Mel Stride
Area
 • Total 246.3 sq mi (637.9 km2)
Area rank 285th (of 326)
Population (mid-2014 est.)
 • Total 63,176
 • Rank 309th (of 326)
 • Density 260/sq mi (99/km2)
 • Ethnicity 99.0% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 18UH (ONS)
E07000045 (GSS)
OS grid reference
Website .uk.gov.teignbridgewww

Teignbridge is a local government district in Devon, England. Its council is based in Newton Abbot.

Other towns in the district include Ashburton, Dawlish and Teignmouth. It is named for the old Teignbridge hundred.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of the Ashburton, Buckfastleigh, Dawlish, Newton Abbot and Teignmouth urban districts along with Newton Abbot Rural District and part of St Thomas Rural District.

Settlements

Teignbridge contains the following towns and villages:

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