Signpost in South Wootton
|South Wootton shown within Norfolk|
|Area||8.54 km2 (3.30 sq mi)|
|• Density||497/km2 (1,290/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||KING'S LYNN|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
South Wootton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) north-east of King's Lynn. It covers an area of 8.54 km2 (3.30 sq mi) and had a population of 3,717 in 1,450 households at the 2001 census, increasing at the 2011 Cernsus to a population of 4,247 in 1,696 households. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.
The older part of the village grew up around the village green and St Mary's church, though there has been a fair amount of new housing built since the 1960s. There are two schools in South Wootton, South Wootton First School and South Wootton Junior School the former feeding into the latter.
The Church of the Virgin Mary in South Wootton is an Anglican church, led by the Rector, the Revd. James Nash.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
Media related to South Wootton at Wikimedia Commons
- The Church website contains information about the area and the work of the community.
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