Eldon, County Durham

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Eldon is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated a few miles south-west of Bishop Auckland, a short distance from Shildon. It gives its name to the peerage of the Earls of Eldon.

The village became a civil parish, with a parish council, on 1 April 2003. It had previously been part of Shildon parish.The population of this civil parish as at the 2011 census was 387.[1]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 20 July 2015. 

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Coordinates: 54°38′27.38″N 1°38′23.95″W / 54.6409389°N 1.6399861°W / 54.6409389; -1.6399861