The Dorset County Council is based in Dorchester, being responsible for everything that happens at an administrative level in the entire Dorset County. Dorset County Council has the following towns belonging to it: Bournemouth, Christchurch, Gillingham, Lyme Regis and Swanage. The headquarter town is Dorchester, as this is the place where the Dorset County Council is located. The address of the Dorset County Council is as it follows: County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester.
The entire population of the Dorset County is of 745.400, with 413.800 being part of the non-metropolitan region. This population census was realized in 2011. The Coat of Arms that constitutes the county council’s logo is represented by a white shield with red medieval lions; two fierce dragons protect the shield while standing on a green patch of grass. At the bottom of the shield, there is the following inscription – WHO’S AFEAR’D – while at the top there is a crown that looks like a small castle.
The nearest airports to Dorchester, the town in which the Dorset County Council is located, are: Bournemouth Airport (29 miles from Dorchester), Exeter International Airport (52 miles from Dorchester), Southampton Airport (54 miles from Dorchester) und Bristol Airport (65 miles from Dorchester). There are 128 miles between Dorchester and London (2 hours and 41 minutes).