1890 County Championship
|Cricket format||First-class cricket (3 days)|
|Tournament format(s)||League system|
|Champions||Surrey (1st title)|
|Most Runs||Arthur Shrewsbury (1,082 for Nottinghamshire)|
|Most wickets||George Lohmann (113 for Surrey)|
The 1890 County Championship was the first officially organised running of the County Championship, and ran from 12 May to 28 August 1890. Surrey County Cricket Club, who had been proclaimed Champion County by sections of the press the previous season, became the first official champions by winning 9 of their 14 matches.
- One point was awarded for a win, and one point was taken away for each loss.
- "Batting in 1890 County Championship (Ordered by Runs)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 April 2009.
- "Bowling in 1890 County Championship (Ordered by Wickets)". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 April 2009.
- Scyld Berry (ed.). Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (146th ed.). John Wisden & Co., Ltd. p. 542. ISBN 978-1-905625-16-1.
- "County Championship 1890 table". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 April 2009.