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County Down

  • Administrative centre Downpatrick
  • Province Ulster
  • County Flower - Spring Squill, Scilla verna
  • Area 945 sq mi (2,448 km2)
  • People from County Down are called -
  • Motto Absque Labore Nihil (Latin) "Nothing Without Labour"

County Down (named after its county town, Downpatrick) is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland, situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland. It adjoins the south-east shore of Lough Neagh. It is also one of the thirty-two traditional counties of Ireland and is within the province of Ulster.

Main Towns

For full list see County Down, Northern Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

  • Banbridge
  • Bangor
  • Carryduff
  • Downpatrick
  • Dundonald
  • Holywood
  • Newtownards

For Information about research in the County, including lists of people of renown connected to County Down and Families Researched on Geni go to County Down - Family Heads link to follow

For Historical information about County Down visit Historic County Down link to follow - including connections to Historical figures, Gentry and political people connected with County Down.

County Down, Northern Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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Please do not add the profiles off all your County Down born ancestors to this project or the People connected to County Down project. Rather add the earliest known person of a County Down family to the County Down' - Family Heads] project. link to follow

Parish Map


  1. Aghaderg
  2. Annaclone
  3. Annahilt
  4. Ardglass
  5. Ardkeen
  6. Ardquin
  7. Ballee
  8. Ballyculter
  9. Ballyhalbert
  10. Ballykinler
  11. Ballyphilip
  12. Ballytrustan
  13. Ballywalter
  14. Bangor
  15. Blaris
  16. Bright
  17. Castleboy
  18. Clonallan
  19. Clonduff
  20. Comber
  21. Donaghadee
  22. Donaghcloney
  23. Donaghmore
  24. Down
  25. Dromara
  26. Dromore
  27. Drumballyroney
  28. Drumbeg
  29. Drumbo
  30. Drumgath
  31. Drumgooland
  32. Dundonald
  33. Dunsfort
  34. Garvaghy
  35. Grey Abbey
  36. Hillsborough
  37. Holywood
  38. Inch
  39. Inishargy
  40. Kilbroney
  41. Kilclief
  42. Kilcoo
  43. Kilkeel
  44. Killaney
  45. Killinchy
  46. Killyleagh
  47. Kilmegan
  48. Kilmood
  49. Kilmore
  50. Knockbreda
  51. Lambeg
  52. Loughinisland
  53. Maghera
  54. Magheradrool
  55. Magherahamlet
  56. Magheralin
  57. Magherally
  58. Moira
  59. Newry
  60. Newtownards
  61. Rathmullan
  62. Saintfield
  63. Saul
  64. Seapatrick
  65. Shankill
  66. Slanes
  67. Tullylish
  68. Tullynakill
  69. Tyrella
  70. Warrenpoint