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Essex is the name of a county in England, named after the ancient Kingdom of Essex. A number of places and things have been named after it.


  • Essex (surname)
  • Earl of Essex, the English Earls of Essex


In Canada:

  • Essex (electoral district)
  • Essex, Ontario
  • Essex County, Ontario

In the United Kingdom:

In the United States:


  • Essex (ship), any of several civilian ships
  • Essex (whaleship), a whaler that a sperm whale rammed and sank in 1820
  • HMS Essex, five ships of the Royal Navy
  • USS Essex, any of several US Navy ships
    • Essex class aircraft carrier, named for the lead ship


  • Essex station (disambiguation), stations of the name
  • Essex Street, a street in Manhattan, New York City
    • Essex Street (disambiguation), stations of the name
  • Essex (automobile) - Essex Motor Car, an affiliate of Hudson Motors, 1919–1932
  • Ford Essex V4 engine
  • Ford Essex V6 engine (disambiguation)


  • Essex Crossing, a Manhattan redevelopment project
  • Essex, a brand of piano designed by Steinway & Sons
  • The Essex, a 1960s American R&B vocal group
  • Essex (album), a 1994 album by Alison Moyet
  • Essex Records, a record label
  • Essex girl, a British stereotype
  • Essex (pig), a breed of domestic pig
  • Essex Reef Light, was a light in Essex, Connecticut on the Connecticut River

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