Overton, Lancashire

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St Helen's church Overton, North Lancashire. - geograph.org.uk - 54089.jpg
St Helen's Church
Overton is located in Lancashire
 Overton shown within Lancashire
Population 1,069 (2011)
OS grid reference SD436580
Civil parish Overton
District Lancaster
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA3
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Morecambe and Lunesdale
List of places

Coordinates: 54°00′54″N 2°51′36″W / 54.015°N 2.860°W / 54.015; -2.860

Overton is a village and civil parish within the City of Lancaster in Lancashire, England. It is located to the south west of Lancaster and to the south of Morecambe, between Heysham and the estuary of the River Lune. Neighbouring villages include Middleton and Sunderland Point; Glasson is on the opposite side of the river. The parish had a population of 1,015 recorded in the 2001 census,[1] increasing to 1,069 at the 2011 Census.[2]


An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches to Middleton and the surrounding areas. The total population taken at the 2011 Census was 2,414.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Lancaster Retrieved 14 February 2010
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 8 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 8 June 2015. 

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