Riston

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Riston
Civil parish
Riston UK parish locator map.svg
Coordinates: 53°52′N 0°17′W / 53.867°N 0.283°W / 53.867; -0.283Coordinates: 53°52′N 0°17′W / 53.867°N 0.283°W / 53.867; -0.283
Country England
Primary council East Riding of Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Status Parish
Government
 • Type Parish Council
 • UK Parliament Beverley and Holderness
 • EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
Population (2011 census)[1]
 • Total 979

Riston is a civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 9 miles (14 km) north of Hull city centre and covering an area of 1,374.241 hectares (3,395.82 acres).[2]

The civil parish is formed by the village of Long Riston and the hamlet of Arnold.

According to the 2011 UK census, Riston parish had a population of 979,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 630.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics: Area: Riston CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "2001 Census Area Profile" (PDF). East Riding of Yorkshire County Council. 2004. Archived from the original on 18 March 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Riston CP (Parish)". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 March 2008. 
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 9. 

External links[edit]

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