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All Saints, Snetterton
Snetterton is located in Norfolk
Snetterton shown within Norfolk
Area 28.03 km2 (10.82 sq mi)
Population 201 (2011 census)[1]
• Density 7/km2 (18/sq mi)
OS grid reference TL994910
Civil parish
  • Snetterton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR16
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°28′51″N 0°56′09″E / 52.4808°N 0.9357°E / 52.4808; 0.9357Coordinates: 52°28′51″N 0°56′09″E / 52.4808°N 0.9357°E / 52.4808; 0.9357

Snetterton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is located some 20 km (12 mi) north-east of the town of Thetford and 30 km (19 mi) south-west of the city of Norwich.

Snetterton is perhaps best known for the Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, formerly RAF Snetterton Heath, named after the village and located partly in Snetterton and partly in the adjoining civil parish of Quidenham.[2]

Snetterton civil parish has an area of 8.94 km2 (3.45 sq mi) and in the 2011 census had a population of 201 in 74 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Breckland.[3]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey (1999). OS Explorer Map 237 - Norwich. ISBN 0-319-21868-6.
  3. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved December 2, 2005.

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