York (disambiguation)


York (disambiguation)

York is a city in North Yorkshire, England. It may also refer to:

Places named York

There are a large number of places called York or Yorke throughout the world.

Australia

*Cape York Peninsula
*York, Western Australia
*Yorke Peninsula

Canada

*York, Ontario, now part of Toronto
*York, Upper Canada, until 1834 what is now Toronto
*York Centre, an electoral district in Ontario
*York County, New Brunswick
*York County, Ontario, now part of the York Regional Municipality
*York South—Weston, an electoral district in Ontario
*York University, third-largest university in Canada
* Neighbourhood of York in Edmonton, Alberta.

Germany

*Jork, a small town in Germany

Greenland

*Cape York, Greenland

ierra Leone

*York, Sierra Leone

United States

*York, Alabama
*York, Maine
*York, Montana
*York, Nebraska
*York, New York
*York, North Dakota
*York, Pennsylvania
*York, South Carolina
*York, Wisconsin:
**York, Clark County, Wisconsin
**York, Dane County, Wisconsin
**York, Green County, Wisconsin
*York Charter Township, Michigan
*York County, Maine
*York County, Massachusetts, a defunct county in what is now Maine
*York County, Nebraska
*York County, Pennsylvania
*York County, South Carolina
*York County, Virginia
*York Harbor, Maine
*York Haven, Pennsylvania
*York River, Virginia
*York Springs, Pennsylvania
*York Township, Arkansas
*York Township, Minnesota
*York Township, Ohio:
**York Township, Athens County, Ohio
**York Township, Darke County, Ohio
**York Township, Flushing County, Ohio
**York Township, Fulton County, Ohio
**York Township, Medina County, Ohio
**York Township, Morgan County, Ohio
**York Township, Sandusky County, Ohio
**York Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
**York Township, Union County, Ohio
**York Township, Van Wert County, Ohio
*York Township, Pennsylvania

ee also

*Jórvík, the Viking Kingdom of York
*East York
*Little York
*New York (disambiguation)
*North York (disambiguation)
*West York
*Yorkana
*Yorkshire (disambiguation)
*Yorkton
*Yorktown
*Yorkville

People named York or Yorke

York or Yorke has been the surname of a number of people through history.

People named York

:"See York (surname)"

People named Yorke

*Charles Philip Yorke, a 19th century British politician.
*Charles Philip Yorke, 4th Earl of Hardwicke, a 19th century British politician.
*Charles Yorke, an 18th century British historian and politician.
*Dwight Yorke, a footballer from Trinidad and Tobago; not to be confused with the convicted cult leader and child molester Dwight York.
*Henry Readhead Yorke, an 18th century political author and accused spy
*James A. Yorke, a mathematician and physicist.
*Joseph Sydney Yorke, a British admiral and politician in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
*Michael D. Yorke, An engineer and mathematical computer programmer.
*Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, a British lawyer and politician in the 18th century.
*Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke, a British historian and politician in the 18th century.
*Philip Yorke, 3rd Earl of Hardwicke, a British politician in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
*Thom Yorke, an influential English musician, the lead singer of the English rock band Radiohead, and a solo artist.

Educational institutions

*University of York, in York, England.
*York University, in Toronto, Canada.
*York College (Nebraska), in York, Nebraska
*York College (New York), in Jamaica, New York
*York College of Pennsylvania, in York, Pennsylvania
*York College (York), in York, England
*York County Community College, in Wells, Maine
*York Community High School, in Elmhurst, Illinois
*York High School in York, Maine
*York High School in York, Nebraska
*York High School in Yorktown, Virginia
*York School (California) in Monterey, California

Other uses and meanings

*Archbishop of York, the junior of the two archbishops of the Church of England.
*Avro York, a 1940's transport aircraft.
*Duke of York, a title held by various members of the British royal family through history.
*The House of York, a 15th century dynasty of English kings.
*Jamón de York, cooked sliced ham.
*The York Rite is a branch of freemasonry.
*York City football club.
*York International is a major HVAC manufacturer.
*Several ships of the British Royal Navy have been named HMS "York".
* St Mary's Abbey (sometimes referred to as 'York')
* York (Game), a free tile placement game based on Carcassonne. [http://www.jwhitham.org.uk/york/]
* York Fitness, a manufacturer of fitness products
* York Peppermint Pattie is a candy manufactured by The Hershey Company
* York, an American cigarette brand, popular during the 1960s: "York imperial-size cigarettes."
* york also means a type of harness used for oxens to do work for men (usually named "yoke")

Music

*York, a German dance music project


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