Appleby-in-Westmorland

small town in North West England UK

Appleby-in-Westmorland is a market town and civil parish. It is in Eden, Cumbria, in North West England. It has a population of 3,048.[1] It is in the historic county of Westmorland, of which it is the traditional county town.

Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby Market Square.jpg
Boroughgate
Appleby-in-Westmorland is located in Cumbria
Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby-in-Westmorland
Location within Cumbria
Population3,048 (2011)
OS grid referenceNY6820
Civil parish
  • Appleby-in-Westmorland
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAPPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND
Postcode districtCA16
Dialling code017683
PoliceCumbria
FireCumbria
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
Websitehttp://applebytown.org.uk/
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria
54°34′37″N 2°29′06″W / 54.577°N 2.485°W / 54.577; -2.485Coordinates: 54°34′37″N 2°29′06″W / 54.577°N 2.485°W / 54.577; -2.485

The town's name was simply Appleby, until the local government changes of 1974. The council changed the town's name, to preserve the historic county name.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Town population 2011". Retrieved 19 June 2015.
  2. "Eric Pickles's championing of traditional English counties is". The Independent. 23 April 2013.

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