Evenwood

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This article is about the village in England. For the community in the United States, see Evenwood, West Virginia.
Evenwood
Evenwood is located in County Durham
Evenwood
Evenwood
 Evenwood shown within County Durham
OS grid reference NZ153112
Shire county County Durham
Region North East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
List of places
UK
England
County Durham

Coordinates: 54°37′13″N 1°45′40″W / 54.620195°N 1.761168°W / 54.620195; -1.761168

Evenwood is a village in County Durham, in England. It is situated to the south west of Bishop Auckland. It is in the civil parish of Evenwood and Barony, which has a population of 2,534.[1]

A former coal mining village, the major pit, Randolph Colliery with its associated coke ovens, was worked between 1893 and 1962, and at its peak in 1914 employed over 1000 men.[2]

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