Choppington

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Choppington
Choppington is located in Northumberland
Choppington
Choppington
Location within Northumberland
Population9,787 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceNZ255835
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCHOPPINGTON
Postcode districtNE62
PoliceNorthumbria
FireNorthumberland
AmbulanceNorth East
EU ParliamentNorth East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Northumberland
55°08′42″N 1°36′04″W / 55.145°N 1.601°W / 55.145; -1.601Coordinates: 55°08′42″N 1°36′04″W / 55.145°N 1.601°W / 55.145; -1.601

 

Choppington is a village and civil parish in Northumberland, England. It is situated a short distance to the south-east of Morpeth, and north of Bedlington. It was at one time part of the three big mid-Northumberland collieries (Ashington, Bomarsund and Choppington).

The parish, which was formerly called North Bedlington, also includes the settlements of Bomarsund, Guide Post, Stakeford, Sheepwash, Scotland Gate and West Sleekburn.

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward exists. the population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 4,792.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 26 June 2015.

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