See also: somerset
From Old English Sumorsǣte, which is short for Sumortūnsǣte, meaning "the people living at or dependent upon Sumortūn (Somerton)". An alternative suggestion is that the name derives from *Seo-mere-sætan meaning "settlers by the sea lakes"
- A maritime county in the west of England bordered by Gloucestershire, Bristol, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, the Severn estuary and the Bristol Channel.
- A home-rule class city in Kentucky, USA, and the county seat of Pulaski County.
- A borough in Pennsylvania, USA, and the county seat of Somerset County.