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Huntingdonshire, also known as Hunts, is an inland county in east central England, bounded on the north and west by Northamptonshire, on the east by Cambridgeshire, and on the south by Bedfordshire. With an area of 365 square miles, Huntingdonshire is one of the smaller Midlands counties.

The southern and western sections are undulating with low hills. The east section is in the Fens district, the famous Bedford Levels occupying many hundreds of acres in the northeastern part of the county. The chief rivers are the Ouse, Kym, and Nene.

The shire is a rich farming region, in addition to its many industries.

The chief towns are Huntingdon, the county town, and Godmanchester, St Ives, Ramsey, and Holmes.