Newcastle-under-Lyme Rural District

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Newcastle-under-Lyme Rural District
Area
 - 1901 20,005 acres (80.96 km2)
 - 1961 40,017 acres (161.94 km2)
Population
 - 1901 6,513
 - 1971 20,691
History
 - Created 1894
 - Abolished 1974
 - Succeeded by Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme
Status Rural district

Newcastle-under-Lyme Rural District was a rural district in the county of Staffordshire. It was formed in 1894 with the civil parishes of Ashley, Audley Rural, Balterley, Betley, Chapel and Hill Chorlton, Clayton, Keele, Madeley, Maer, Mucklestone, Tyrley and Whitmore. It was abolished in 1974, by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972, when it was absorbed into the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme.

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Coordinates: 52°58′N 2°20′W / 52.96°N 2.34°W / 52.96; -2.34