"Warwickshire, a county in the west-midlands of England; bounded
N. by Staffordshire, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire, E. by Northamptonshire,
S. by Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, and W. by Worcestershire; greatest
length, N. and S., 52 miles; greatest breadth, E. and W., 32 miles; area,
566,271 acres, population 737,339. "
from Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887