Mid Suffolk

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Coordinates: 52°09′22″N 1°02′56″E / 52.1560°N 1.0489°E / 52.1560; 1.0489

Mid Suffolk District
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionEast of England
Non-metropolitan countySuffolk
StatusNon-metropolitan district
Admin HQIpswich
Incorporated1 April 1974
 • TypeNon-metropolitan district council
 • BodyMid Suffolk District Council
 • LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPsDan Poulter
Jo Churchill
 • Total336.3 sq mi (871.1 km2)
Area rank42nd (of 317)
 (mid-2018 est.)
 • Total102,493
 • Rank233rd (of 317)
 • Density300/sq mi (120/km2)
 • Ethnicity
99.0% White
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
ONS code42UE (ONS)
E07000203 (GSS)
OS grid referenceTM0853555286

Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council was based in Needham Market until late 2017, and are currently sharing offices with the Suffolk County Council at their headquarters in Ipswich.[1][2] The largest town of Mid Suffolk is Stowmarket. The population of the District taken at the 2011 Census was 96,731.[3]

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Eye, Stowmarket urban district, Gipping Rural District, Hartismere Rural District and Thedwastre Rural District.


The district has the largest number of parishes for a district Council in Suffolk, with a total of 123 (parishes and towns).


  1. ^ "Contact Us » Babergh Mid Suffolk". www.midsuffolk.gov.uk.
  2. ^ Geater, Paul. "Babergh and Mid Suffolk councils set to move to Ipswich in September". Ipswich Star.
  3. ^ "District population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2016.

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