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Coat of arms of Kent

Kent /ˈkɛnt/ is county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south west. The county town is Maidstone.

Canterbury Cathedral in Kent has been the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, leader of the Church of England, since the conversion of England to Christianity by Saint Augustine in the sixth century.

Between London and the Strait of Dover, which separates it from mainland Europe, Kent has seen both diplomacy and conflict, ranging from the Leeds Castle peace talks of 1978 and 2004 to the Battle of Britain in World War II.

England relied on the county's ports to provide warships through much of its history; the Cinque Ports in the 12th–14th centuries and Chatham Dockyard in the 16th–20th centuries were of particular importance. France can be seen clearly in fine weather from Folkestone and the White Cliffs of Dover. Hills in the form of the North Downs and the Greensand Ridge span the length of the county and in the series of valleys in between and to the south are most of the county's 26 castles.

Because of its relative abundance of fruit-growing and hop gardens, Kent is known as "The Garden of England". Haulage, logistics and tourism are major industries throughout the county; major industries in north-west Kent include aggregate building materials, printing and scientific research. Coal mining has also played its part in Kent's industrial heritage. Large parts of Kent are within the London commuter belt. Twenty-eight per cent of the county forms part of two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty: the North Downs and The Weald.


Big Towns nearby

Danbury    (19 km)

Danbury Connecticut    (19 km)

Towns nearby

Lake Carmel    (very near)

Carmel Hamlet    (6 km)

Mahopac    (12 km)

Pawling    (13 km)

North Salem    (16 km)

Salem Center    (16 km)

Smaller towns nearby

Brewster Hill    (8 km)

Brewster    (10 km)

Brewster New York    (10 km)

Putnam Lake    (11 km)

Heritage Hills    (14 km)

Peach Lake    (14 km)

Lincolndale    (15 km)

Shenorock    (16 km)

Hopewell Junction    (17 km)

Brinckerhoff    (18 km)

Golden s Bridge    (19 km)

Goldens Bridge    (19 km)

Hillside Lake    (19 km)

Shrub Oak    (19 km)

Other locations nearby

Kent Corners    (2 km)

Kent Hills    (3 km)

Berkshire Terrace    (4 km)

Field Corners    (4 km)

Fosters Corners    (4 km)

Allen Corners    (5 km)

Carmel Park Estates    (5 km)

Ludingtonville    (5 km)

Dykemans    (6 km)

Farmers Mills    (6 km)

Harmony Park    (6 km)

Kent Cliffs    (6 km)

Pecksville    (6 km)

Tilly Foster    (6 km)

Towners    (6 km)

West Patterson    (6 km)

Carmel Hills    (7 km)

Couch Corners    (7 km)

Holmes    (7 km)

Meads Corners    (7 km)

Steinbeck Corners    (7 km)

Brewster Heights    (8 km)

Crafts    (8 km)

Elm Tree Corner    (8 km)

Haines Corners    (8 km)

Patterson    (8 km)

Richardsville    (8 km)

Drewville Heights    (9 km)

Gayville    (9 km)

Knolls Trailer Court    (9 km)

Haviland Hollow    (10 km)

Hortontown    (10 km)

Mahopac Mines    (10 km)

Sears Corners    (10 km)

Sodom    (10 km)

Barnum Corners    (11 km)

Deans Corner    (11 km)

Deforest Corners    (11 km)

McLaughlin Acres    (11 km)

Shenandoah    (11 km)

Bullet Hole    (12 km)

Mahopac Falls    (12 km)

Milltown    (12 km)

Tompkins Corners    (12 km)

Valleyville    (12 km)

Woodinville    (12 km)

Ball Pond    (13 km)

Butlerville    (13 km)

Croton Falls    (13 km)

Stormville    (13 km)

Taylor Corners    (13 km)

West Pawling    (13 km)

Green Haven    (14 km)

Lake Lincolndale    (14 km)

Moorgate Mobile Home Park    (14 km)

Stillwater    (14 km)

West Mahopac    (14 km)

Baldwin Place    (15 km)

Bigelow Corners    (15 km)

Charlotte Grove Mobile Court    (16 km)

Dennytown    (16 km)

Dingle    (16 km)

Hurd Corners    (16 km)

Lake Purdy    (16 km)

Poughquag    (16 km)

Purdys    (16 km)

Wiccopee    (16 km)

Baker Corner    (17 km)

Gilbert Corners    (17 km)

Horton Estates    (17 km)

Lomala    (17 km)

Oceola Lake    (17 km)

Oscawana Corners    (17 km)

Pine Grove Terrace    (17 km)

Quaker Hill    (17 km)

Shady Lane Mobile Home Park    (17 km)

Sunnybrook    (17 km)

Swartoutville    (17 km)

Sylvan Lake    (17 km)

Adams Corners    (18 km)

Brookside Senior Citizen Cooperative    (18 km)

Candlewood Knolls    (18 km)

Granite Springs    (18 km)

Grant Corner    (18 km)

Jefferson Village    (18 km)

Joyceland    (18 km)

Knollcrest    (18 km)

Margerie Manor    (18 km)

Merritt Park    (18 km)

Ridgebury    (18 km)

Valley Pond Estates    (18 km)

Arthursburg    (19 km)

Beckettville    (19 km)

Candlewood Pines    (19 km)

Clove Valley    (19 km)

Cold Spring Mobile Home Park    (19 km)

Crofts Corners    (19 km)

Hollywyle Park    (19 km)

Lakeside Woods    (19 km)

Miry Brook    (19 km)

North Highland    (19 km)

Ta agan Point    (19 km)

Fishkill Plains    (20 km)

Hayestown    (20 km)

Roberts Mobile Home Park    (20 km)

Snug Harbor    (20 km)

Wildmans Landing    (20 km)

Landmarks nearby

Wonder Lake State Park    (4 km)

Clarence Fahnestock State Park    (15 km)

Churches nearby

Our Lady of the Lake Church    (3 km)

Kent Baptist Church    (4 km)

Mount Carmel Baptist Church    (4 km)

Drew United Methodist Church    (5 km)

Gilead Presbyterian Church    (5 km)

Kent Fishkill Baptist Church    (5 km)

Patterson Baptist Church    (5 km)

Saint James the Apostle Church    (5 km)

Trinity Lutheran Church    (6 km)

Holmes United Methodist Church    (7 km)

Faith Bible Fellowship Church    (8 km)

Hermitage of Our Lady of Kursk    (8 km)

Pawling Church    (9 km)

Saint Andrew s Episcopal Church    (9 km)

Saint Lawrence O Toole Church    (9 km)

Baptist Church of Brewster    (10 km)

Brewster Presbyterian Church    (10 km)

Calvary Church    (10 km)

Grace Assembly of God    (10 km)

Iglesia Pentecostal Unida    (10 km)

Old Southeast Church    (10 km)

Saint John the Evangelist Church    (10 km)

United Methodist Church    (10 km)

Bethel Baptist Church    (11 km)

Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses    (11 km)

Lake Mahopac United Methodist Church    (11 km)

Saint Joseph s Church    (11 km)

Temple Beth Shalom    (11 km)

Korean New Covenent Church    (12 km)

New Life Christian Church    (12 km)

Pawling United Methodist Church    (12 km)

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church    (12 km)

Stormville Full Gospel Chapel    (12 km)

Tompkins Corners Methodist Church    (12 km)

Union Valley Church    (12 km)

Central Baptist Church of Pawling    (13 km)

Church of the Hill    (13 km)

Croton Falls Baptist Church    (13 km)

Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses    (13 km)

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church    (13 km)

Lutheran Church of Christ    (13 km)

Mount Zion Baptist Church    (13 km)

Red Mills Baptist Church    (13 km)

Beaver Bog Church    (15 km)

Christ Church on Quaker Hill    (15 km)

Church of the Resurrection    (15 km)

King Street Church    (15 km)

Beekman Baptist Church    (16 km)

Hebrew Congregation of Somers    (16 km)

Hopewell Reformed Church    (16 km)

Peach Lake Meetinghouse    (16 km)

Purdys United Methodist Church    (16 km)

Saint Columba Church    (16 km)

Saint Denis Church    (16 km)

Saint Edwards Church    (16 km)

Saint Luke s Episcopal Church    (16 km)

St Columba s Church    (16 km)

Tomahawk Chapel    (16 km)

Wiccopee Community United Methodist Church    (16 km)

Valley Christian Church    (17 km)

Vineyard Christian Fellowship Church    (17 km)

Danbury Church of Christ    (18 km)

Fishkill Baptist Church    (18 km)

Grace United Methodist Church    (18 km)

Ridgebury Congregational Church    (18 km)

Saint Elizabeth Seton Church    (18 km)

Saint Johns Church    (18 km)

Saint Nicholas Catholic Church    (18 km)

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church    (19 km)

Canopus Church    (19 km)

Church of the Good Shepherd    (19 km)

Hall of Jehovah s Witnesses    (19 km)

Mount Zion Church    (19 km)

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church    (19 km)

Our Savior Lutheran Church    (19 km)

Saint Ambrose of Milan Orthodox Church    (19 km)

Saint George Antiochian Church    (19 km)

Trinity Episcopal Church    (19 km)

Danbury Lighthouse Church    (20 km)

Fishkill United Methodist Church    (20 km)

Indian Lake Chapel    (20 km)

Mid Hudson Chinese Christian Church    (20 km)

Reformed Church of Fishkill    (20 km)

Saint Michaels Church    (20 km)