Watlington, Norfolk

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Watlington
Watlington is located in Norfolk
Watlington
Watlington
 Watlington shown within Norfolk
Area  6.93 km2 (2.68 sq mi)
Population 2,031 (2001 Census)
   – density  293/km2 (760/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF619111
Civil parish Watlington
District King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KING'S LYNN
Postcode district PE33
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk

Coordinates: 52°40′24″N 0°23′35″E / 52.67342°N 0.39309°E / 52.67342; 0.39309

Watlington is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 6.93 km2 (2.68 sq mi) and had a population of 2,031 in 852 households at the 2001 census.[1] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

It is situated some 2 km (1.2 mi) from the east bank of the River Great Ouse, 12 km (7.5 mi) south of the town of King's Lynn and 60 km (37 mi) west of the city of Norwich.[2]

The village is served by Watlington railway station (on the Fen Line between Cambridge and King's Lynn) which is situated 1 km (0.62 mi) from the centre of the village.

The village should not be confused with the town of Watlington in Oxfordshire.

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  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey (1999). OS Explorer Map 236 - King's Lynn, Downham Market & Swaffham. ISBN 0-319-21867-8.

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