Wye with Hinxhill

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Wye with Hinxhill
Wye with Hinxhill is located in Kent
Wye with Hinxhill
Wye with Hinxhill
 Wye with Hinxhill shown within Kent
Population 2,384 (2001)[1]
2,282 (2011)[2]
OS grid reference TR055466
Civil parish Wye with Hinxhill
District Ashford
Shire county Kent
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TONBRIDGE
Postcode district TN25
Dialling code 01233
Police Kent
Fire Kent
Ambulance South East Coast
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Ashford
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Coordinates: 51°10′53″N 0°56′29″E / 51.1815°N 0.9413°E / 51.1815; 0.9413

Wye with Hinxhill is a hillside civil parish in the borough of Ashford north east of Ashford, Kent itself, centred 3.7 miles (6.0 km) NNE of the town centre. The North Downs range of hills have the high escarpment on the east and west borders of the village, flanking a gap caused by the River Great Stour in the centre of the parish.

The combined village has a relatively low population and large geographical area. The civil parish council meets monthly to administer local government resources, funding and planning community events and facilities. It contains the main village of Wye and much smaller Hinxhill and has a combined a population of 2,300 in 2001. The population reduced to 2,282 at the 2011 Census.

Transport[edit]

The A28 road pass through the parish from Ashford to Canterbury.

Recreation[edit]

Main article: Wye, Kent

Also following the valley, the Great Stour river and the Stour Valley Walk pass through the parish from Ashford to Canterbury. The river here is navigable to canoes and small boats.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ashford Borough Council[permanent dead link] Census 2001
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 September 2016.