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Coordinates: 50°34′55″N 3°37′41″W / 50.582°N 3.628°W / 50.582; -3.628

Teignbridge District
Teignbridge
Shown within Devon
Geography
Status: District
Region: South West England
Admin. County: Devon
Area:
- Total
Ranked 56th
673.87 km²
Admin. HQ: Newton Abbot
ONS code: 18UH
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2008 est.)
- Density
Ranked 159th
127,600
189 / km²
Ethnicity: 99.0% White
Politics
Teignbridge District Council
http://www.teignbridge.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Liberal Democrat / Independent
MPs: Anthony Steen, Richard Younger-Ross

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 April 1, 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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