Keele is a village and civil parish in northern Staffordshire, England. It is approximately three miles (5 km) west of Newcastle-under-Lyme, and is close to the village of Silverdale. It is the location of Keele University (at grid reference ) and Keele Services (grid reference ), a motorway service area on the M6.The university partly surrounds the village.
According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 3,664,(increasing to 4,129 at the 2011 census) most of whom were students at Keele University. Some of these students are located at the Hawthorns.
Its name came from Anglo-Saxon Cȳ-hyll = "Cow-hill".
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