List of places in the Isle of Man

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In addition to the Isle of Man itself, the Isle of Man Government administers three small neighbouring islands: the Calf of Man, St Patrick's Isle and St Michael's Isle. There are four places with official status as towns, and four villages, as well as many other smaller settlements. Traditionally the Island is divided into six sheadings, then further into seventeen parishes.

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Manx language names are given in italics.

Aerial view of Douglas and the southern half of the Isle of Man Cmglee Douglas Isle of Man aerial view.jpg
Aerial view of Douglas and the southern half of the Isle of Man

Towns

The official towns of the Isle of Man are:

Villages

The official villages of the Isle of Man, with village commissioners, are:

Other settlements

Other notable settlements, with no official status, are:

Those marked ‡ (at least) are not large enough to be notable as settlements, but some of them may be notable as tourist destinations.

Sheadings

The sheadings (Manx : sheadin (singular), sheadinyn (plural)) of the Isle of Man are:

Parishes

The parishes (Manx : skeerey (singular), skeeraghyn (plural)) currently included in each sheading of the Isle of Man are:

Historically, each parish is divided into between 5 and 16 treens, each consisting of four quarterlands. [1]

Coastal features

Other geographical features

See also

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Jurby Human settlement in the United Kingdom

Jurby is one of the seventeen parishes of the Isle of Man. It is located in the north-west of the island in the sheading of Michael.

Rushen Human settlement in the United Kingdom

Rushen, formally Kirk Christ Rushen, is one of the seventeen historic parishes of the Isle of Man.

Santon (parish) Human settlement in the United Kingdom

Santon, historically Santan, is one of the seventeen historic parishes of the Isle of Man.

House of Keys constituencies

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Middle (sheading)

Middle is one of the six sheadings of the Isle of Man.

Rushen (sheading)

Rushen is one of the six sheadings of the Isle of Man.

Ayre

Ayre is one of the six sheadings of the Isle of Man.

Garff

Garff is one of the six sheadings of the Isle of Man.

Lezayre Human settlement in the United Kingdom

Lezayre, formally Kirk Christ Lezayre, is one of the seventeen historic parishes of the Isle of Man.

Maughold (parish) Human settlement in the United Kingdom

Maughold is one of the seventeen parishes of the Isle of Man. It is named for St Maughold, the island's patron saint.

Ballabeg, Lonan Human settlement in the United Kingdom

There are about eight small places on the Isle of Man with the name Ballabeg. The name Ballabeg derives from the Manx Balley Beg which means small homestead; although the spelling is different, it is pronounced approximately the same as the English name.

Outline of the Isle of Man Overview of and topical guide to the Isle of Man

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the Isle of Man:

Brandywell, Isle of Man

Brandywell, Isle of Man or is an area of Mountain Lands of heath moorland and coniferous woodland plantations situated in the Northern Upland Massif in the parish of Kirk Michael in the Isle of Man. The area was previously used by local shepherds due to a local stream and a nearby former venerated water well which was known for its distinctive quality and "brandy" colour of the water.

Onchan (parish) Human settlement in the United Kingdom

Onchan, historically Kirk Conchan, is one of the seventeen historic parishes of the Isle of Man.

Parish Walk

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References

  1. List of Treens on the Isle of Man