Smithfield, Cumbria

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Robin Hood Inn, Smithfield - - 283668.jpg
The Robin Hood Inn public house, Smithfield
Smithfield is located in Cumbria
Smithfield shown within Cumbria
Population around 250
OS grid reference NY441653
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARLISLE
Postcode district CA6
Dialling code 01228
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
54°58′46″N 2°52′28″W / 54.9795°N 2.8745°W / 54.9795; -2.8745Coordinates: 54°58′46″N 2°52′28″W / 54.9795°N 2.8745°W / 54.9795; -2.8745

Smithfield is a village located in the parish of Kirklinton approximately 8 miles north of Carlisle in Cumbria, United Kingdom, and has a population of around 250. The main road through the village, the A6071, leads to the nearby market towns of Longtown (west, 4 miles) and Brampton (east, 6 miles).

Smithfield can be described as a commuter village with the vast majority of the adult population working in Carlisle. With infrequent public transport (Stagecoach) to Carlisle, most journeys are made by car.[citation needed]

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