|City of Ripon|
Fountains Abbey at Ripon
Arms of Ripon City Council
|Population||15,922 (2001 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||223 miles (359 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Ripon was one of the boroughs reformed by the Municipal Corporations Act 1835. It stayed a borough in the West Riding of Yorkshire until 1974. Under the Local Government Act 1972 it became a parish in the borough of Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Because it is an urban (town) parish Ripon can call its parish council Ripon City Council, the chairman of its parish council is called the City Mayor.
Other Websites[change | change source]
- Photos of Ripon and surrounding area
- Ripon Tourist, Community and Business Information
- Ripon Tourist Information and Business Directory
- Ripon & District Amateur Radio Society
- Ripon Cathedral
- The Ripon Gazette
- A history of the choristers of Ripon Cathedral
- Newby Hall Cricket Club - Nurturing the future of cricket
References[change | change source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ripon.|
- "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Ripon CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 1 February 2009.
- "Local statistics - Office for National Statistics". www.ons.gov.uk.