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Not to be confused with West Linton, a village in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland.
Westlinton is located in Cumbria
 Westlinton shown within Cumbria
Population 380 
OS grid reference NY393645
Civil parish Westlinton
District City of Carlisle
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
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 Carlisle
List of places

Coordinates: 54°58′16″N 2°56′53″W / 54.971°N 2.948°W / 54.971; -2.948

Westlinton (or West Linton[1]) is a small village and civil parish in Cumbria, England. It is in the City of Carlisle district, and is located north of Carlisle, on the A7 road between Carlisle and Longtown.[2] In the south of the parish, and also on the A7, is another small village, Blackford. In the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 359,[3] increasing to 380 at the 2011 Census.[4] North of the village of Westlinton is the River Lyne, which forms the northern boundary of the parish.


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