The name Sussex derived from the Old English's ūþsēaxe. Sussex has been occupied since those times, was the first First-Class cricket county is home to Fontwell Park Racecourse. Prehistoric monuments include the Devil's Jumps, a group of Bronze Age burial mounds. The Roman period saw the building of Fishbourne Roman Palace. The Romans used the Weald on an industrial scale for iron production. The Kingdom of Sussex was absorbed as an earldom into Wessex. A separate county council being divided into the administrative counties of East for administrative purposes.
1835 catering for several parishes, were maintained in the workhouses of the Poor Law Unions. Most settlements are either in Mid Sussex along the south coast. Other conurbations of a similar size are Burgess Hill, Haywards Heath and East Grinstead in Littlehampton in the Mid Sussex district. Southwater and Rustington are the next largest settlements in the county. The current total population of the county makes up 1.53 % of England. Sunshine totals are highest with Bognor Regis near the coast. The coldest month has mean daily minimum temperatures near the coast of around 3 °C. A maximum temperature of 35.4 °C occurred at Pulborough at North Heath. The county suffer from localised flooding, contains borough councils and 7 district has one Football League club in Crawley. The Landrace cattle transformed into Sussex chicken s and Sussex cattle. The A259 is in the eastern coastal strip a local alternate route to the A27. The Portsmouth Direct Line serves the westernmost part of West Sussex.
The 2015 general election has been represented entirely by Conservative MPs. West Sussex County Council is the authority has 71 councillor s is based at Chichester at County Hall. The West Sussex Youth Cabinet is a group of local representatives. The Youth Cabinet represents the views of the young people, West Sussex at county level. The Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity called otherwise Chichester Cathedral, was founded in 1075 as a cathedral. The Bayeaux Tapestry is shown as the local church of late Saxon on the Bayeaux Tapestry. Early Norman and Many other Saxon have survived with little alteration in the county. Art Gallery and Worthing Museum houses in south east England. The Cass Sculpture Foundation has an outdoor sculpture park at Goodwood. Current basic prices published for National Statistics by Office. Significant companies include Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, a substantial employer near Chichester. Gatwick Airport including Virgin Atlantic and British Airways. The table change up to the 2011 census, shows also the proportion of residents upon joblessness benefits and lowest income in each district reliant, be seen that the most populous district of West Sussex.
Tertiary education is provided by the University of Chichester. The 2011 Census has been a resounding success is a rich source of information about the population. These statistics provide valuable information for the public and policy-makers for planners. The analyses are based on grid-point data sets on 1 km. Regional maps suggests on a house that 11 solar panels. This page is viewed best with style sheets in an up-to-date web browser. South East are held every two months have monthly meetings with the West Sussex Youth Cabinet. The 92 acre site was designated a Local Nature Reserve in 1988. The site provides a haven with over 400 species of plants for a variety of wildlife.