Cotton shown within Suffolk
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Cotton is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk in eastern England. Located to the east of the Great Eastern Main Line, the parish also includes the hamlet of Dandy Corner. In 2005 its population was 510. Cotton is located to the west of the A140, and nearby villages include Mendlesham and Bacton. In the 1870s, Cotton was described as
- "a parish in Hartismere district, Suffolk; on the Eastern Union railway, 1½ mile S of Finningham r. station, and 6 N by E of Stowmarket. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel, a parochial school, and charities."
According to the 2011 census, it had a total population of 526.
St Andrew’s Church, located on Church Street is the local place of Church of England worship for Cotton, which is classified under the Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich.  It is a listed building which holds services twice a month and several other special services throughout the year. 
- Estimates of Total Population of Areas in Suffolk Suffolk County Council
- "Historical population data for Cotton, Suffolk". A Vision of Britain.
- Wilson, John Marius (1870-72). Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Edinburgh: A. Fullerton & Co. Retrieved 27 January 2015. Check date values in:
- "Cotton (parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
- "Information on St Andrews Church". A Church Near You. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
- "St Andrews service information". Cotton - One Suffolk. Retrieved 31 March 2015.
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