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Surrey is the easternmost and the smallest by area of the three historic counties into which Jamaicamarker is divided. It has no current-day administrative significance. It includes Kingstonmarker, the capital.

The county of Surrey is shown in yellow.

History

Jamaica's three counties were established in 1758 to facilitate the holding of courts along the lines of the British County court system.
Surrey was named after the English county in which Kingston upon Thamesmarker is found. Kingston was its county town.


Parishes

Surrey County
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Parish AreakmĀ² Population

Census 2001
Capital
11 Kingston Parishmarker(1) (2) 21.8 96,052 Kingstonmarker
12 Portlandmarker 814.0 80,205 Port Antoniomarker
13 Saint Andrewmarker(1) 430.7 555,828 Half Way Tree
14 Saint Thomasmarker 742.8 91,604 Morant Bay
  Surrey County 2,009.3 823,689
  Jamaicamarker total 10,990.5 2,607,631 Kingstonmarker
(1) Kingston Parish and Saint Andrew Parish together form Kingston and St Andrew Corporation.

(2) Kingston Parish does not encompass all of Kingston.

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