South Wootton

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South Wootton
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Signpost in South Wootton
South Wootton is located in Norfolk
South Wootton
South Wootton
Location within Norfolk
Area8.54 km2 (3.30 sq mi)
Population4,247 (2011)[1]
• Density497/km2 (1,290/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF648230
Civil parish
  • South Wootton
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKING'S LYNN
Postcode districtPE30
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
52°46′46″N 0°26′33″E / 52.77944°N 0.4426°E / 52.77944; 0.4426Coordinates: 52°46′46″N 0°26′33″E / 52.77944°N 0.4426°E / 52.77944; 0.4426

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,[2] increasing at the 2011 Census 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 Infant School, followed by South Wootton Junior School.

The Church of the Virgin Mary in South Wootton is an Anglican church, led by the Rector, the Rev. Canon James Nash.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.

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Media related to South Wootton at Wikimedia Commons

  • The Church website contains information about the area and the work of the community.