North Wiltshire

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Coordinates: 51°27′40″N 2°07′08″W / 51.461°N 2.119°W / 51.461; -2.119

North Wiltshire District
North Wiltshire
Shown within non-metropolitan Wiltshire
Geography
Status: District
Region: South West England
Admin. County: Wiltshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 48th
767.68 km²
Admin. HQ: Chippenham
ONS code: 46UC
Demographics
Ethnicity: 98.2% White
Politics
North Wiltshire District Council
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet

North Wiltshire was a local government district in Wiltshire, England, formed on 1 April 1974, by a merger of the municipal boroughs of Calne, Chippenham, and Malmesbury along with Calne and Chippenham Rural District, Cricklade and Wootton Bassett Rural District and Malmesbury Rural District. It shared its name with the North Wiltshire parliamentary constituency, the boundaries of which were coterminous with that of the district until 1997.

The district council was based at Monkton Park, Chippenham.

The district was abolished on 1 April 2009 as part of the 2009 structural changes to local government in England, when its functions were taken over by the new Wiltshire Council unitary authority.

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