Somerset (disambiguation)


Somerset (disambiguation)

Somerset is a county in England. It is also a common British surname and, as a result, there are a number of other places in the world named after either the original county or a person called "Somerset" whose family presumably originated from the county (see list below).

Somerset may also refer to:

Places called Somerset

Australia

*Somerset, Tasmania
*Lake Somerset in Queensland
*Somerset, Queensland

Bermuda

*Somerset Island, Bermuda
*Somerset, Bermuda (Somerset Parish)

Canada

*Somerset Island
*Somerset Ward
*Somerset, Calgary, a neighborhood in Calgary, Alberta.
*Somerset Range

ingapore

*Somerset MRT Station

outh Africa

*Somerset West, Western Cape
*Somerset East

United States of America

*Somerset, Colorado
*Somerset, Indiana
*Somerset, Kentucky
*Somerset, Maryland
*Somerset, Massachusetts
*Somerset Township, Michigan
*Somerset Township, Minnesota
*Somerset, New Jersey
*Somerset, New York
*Somerset, Ohio
*Somerset, Pennsylvania
*Somerset Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
*Somerset Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania
*Somerset, Texas
*Somerset, Vermont
*Somerset, Virginia
*Somerset (town), Wisconsin
**Somerset, Wisconsin (village)
*Somerset County, Maine
*Somerset County, Maryland
*Somerset County, New Jersey
*Somerset County, Pennsylvania
**Somerset Wind Farm
*Somerset Collection, a mall in Troy, Michigan
*Somerset (SEPTA station), a rapid-transit station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

People named Somerset

*Duke of Somerset
*FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan
*Henry Somerset, 9th Duke of Beaufort
*James Somersett, slave who was party to the Somersett Case of 1772, abolishing slavery in England
*W. Somerset Maugham, English author of 'Of Human Bondage' and other works

Television shows

*"Somerset" (TV series), a spinoff of "Another World"
*"11 Somerset" , a Canadian science fiction show

Fictional characters

*Somerset ("In Death"), a character in J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts detective "In Death" series

hips named Somerset

*HMS "Somerset"
*USS "Somerset"

Other uses

*Somerset (UK Parliament constituency)
*"Somerset", an alteration of somersault (mentioned, e.g., in the Beatles song "Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!": '"And Mr. H. will demonstrate/Ten somersets he'll undertake on solid ground.")
*Somerset (band), a rock band from Minnesota, USA
*100-pounder Somerset, a type of naval cannon used in the nineteenth century
*Somerset House, a Neoclassical building in London
*Somerset Patriots, an Atlantic League baseball team in Bridgewater, New Jersey
*Somerset Books, UK publishing firm
*Buick Somerset, an automobile produced by General Motors


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