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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. 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.
References[change | change source]
- "Town population 2011". Retrieved 19 June 2015.
- "Eric Pickles's championing of traditional English counties is". The Independent. 23 April 2013.