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Welcome to County Antrim (Belfast) Northern Ireland
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    Welcome to County Antrim, Northern Ireland.  Northern Ireland consists of six of the traditional nine counties of the historic Irish province of Ulster. It was created as a distinct division of the United Kingdom on 3 May 1921 under the Government of Ireland Act 1920, and is part of the United Kingdom.  Situated in the northeast of the island of Ireland, it shares a border with the Republic of Ireland to the south and west. At the time of the 2001 UK Census, its population was 1,685,000, constituting about 30% of the island's total population and about 3% of the population of the United Kingdom.

    Our purpose at Northern IrelandGenWeb is to provide, you with as much information possible to help you in your quest for knowledge into the lives of your Irish Ancestry. We will endeavor to accomplish this through links to the history, the land, and the families that lived in County Antrim.



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