Taunton (disambiguation)

Taunton (disambiguation)

Taunton is the county town of Somerset. It may also refer to:
*Taunton Deane, a local government district with borough status in Somerset.

Places

Other places in Great Britain:
*Taunton Stop Line, a World War II defensive line in south west England
*Taunton Racecourse, located near the town from which it takes its name

In Australia:
*Taunton National Park, a scientific national park in Queensland

In the United States:
*Taunton, Massachusetts
*Taunton, Minnesota
*Taunton, New York
*Taunton River, historically called the "Taunton Great River", a river in southern Massachusetts

People

*Baron Taunton, defunct British peerage title
*Kristen Taunton, Canadian field hockey player
*Mack Taunton, vocalist
*Scott Taunton, media executive
*Sussan Taunton, Chilean actress

Other

*Taunton train fire, a fire in a sleeping car train on 6 July 1978
*Taunton Period, a British Bronze Age metalworking period
*Taunton Press
*The Siege of Taunton, during the English Civil War
*Taunton's Grammar School Southampton, see Highfield, Hampshire

In fiction:
*Tauntaun, a creature in the "Star Wars" universe.


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