Appleby-in-Westmorland

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Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby Market Square.jpg
Boroughgate
Appleby-in-Westmorland is located in Cumbria
Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby-in-Westmorland shown 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

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.

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]

References[change | change source]

  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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