Wycombe shown within Buckinghamshire
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Region||South East England|
|Admin HQ||High Wycombe|
|Incorporated||1 April 1974|
|• Type||Non-metropolitan district council|
|• Body||Wycombe District Council|
|• Leadership||Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)|
|• MPs||Steve Baker
|• Total||125.32 sq mi (324.57 km2)|
|Area rank||135th (of 326)|
|Population (mid-2014 est.)|
|• Rank||103rd (of 326)|
|• Density||1,400/sq mi (540/km2)|
|• Ethnicity||86.8% White
2.6% Black British
1.8% Mixed Race
|Time zone||GMT (UTC0)|
|• Summer (DST)||BST (UTC+1)|
|ONS code||11UC (ONS)
|OS grid reference|
Wycombe // is a local government district in Buckinghamshire in south central England. It is administered by Wycombe District Council in the town of High Wycombe. The district was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972. It was a merger of the borough of High Wycombe, Marlow Urban District and Wycombe Rural District.
The Wycombe District Council area comprises:
- Civil parishes
There are 28 civil parishes including 2 where a Parish Meeting is held in lieu of a Parish Council.
- Sports clubs
|Party||Number of councillors|
The district is bisected by the M40, with a major junction with the A404 at High Wycombe. The A404 connects Marlow and Wycombe within the district. The main railway line through the district, the Chiltern Main Line has major stations at High Wycombe and Princes Risborough. The Marlow Branch Line and Princes Risborough line also provide commuter services.
- Wycombe District Council website
- CountyCapital.co.uk Discussion Website about Aylesbury and the surrounding area
- Wycombe Online - community news, information and business directory for Wycombe
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Wycombe". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.