Flimby

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Flimby
Maryport - Flimby Rugby Club.jpg
Flimby Rugby Club
Flimby is located in Cumbria
Flimby
Flimby
 Flimby shown within Cumbria
Population 1,636 (2001)
OS grid reference NY0233
Civil parish Maryport
District Allerdale
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WORKINGTON
Dialling code 01900
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Workington
List of places
UK
England
Cumbria

Coordinates: 54°41′10″N 3°30′47″W / 54.686°N 3.513°W / 54.686; -3.513

Flimby is a village in the Borough of Allerdale in Cumbria, England. Historically in Cumberland, it forms part of the civil parish of Maryport.

Flimby railway station is on the Cumbrian Coast Line. The village has 2 convenience stores.

Shoe manufacturer New Balance have a factory in Flimby and the Risehow Industrial Estate and the 18th century real ale pub the Flimby Arms are also located in the village.

Etymology[edit]

Its name was recorded as Flinbi in 1056 and Flemyngeby in the 12th century, and seems to come from Old Norse Flæminga bý, meaning "the village of the Flemings".

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