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Town of Darlington
The town of Darlington, in the North East of England, has a population of about 100,000 and is in the county borough of Darlington, a unitary authority since 1997. Prior to then, Darlington was a district of County Durham. The present boundaries were formed in 1974 by the merger of the old borough of Darlington and the rural district of Darlington. It lies on the river Skerne near the confluence with the river Tees. The world's first railway line, opened in 1825, ran from Darlington to Stockton.
Darlington Jewish Community
Only one Jewish congregation, the Darlington Hebrew Congregation, currently exists in Darlington, although there was an earlier congregation founded in about 1884 and which became defunct in about 1894.
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