Yeovil Rural District

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Yeovil Rural District
 • 1911 54,898 acres (222.16 km2)[1]
 • 1961 53,457[1]
 • 1911 16,457[2]
 • 1961 24,827[2]
 • Created 1894
 • Abolished 1974
Status Rural district

Yeovil was a rural district in Somerset, England, from 1894 to 1974.

It was created in 1894 under the Local Government Act 1894.

In 1974 it was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972 when it became part of South Somerset.

The parishes which were part of the district included Ash, Barwick, Brympton, Chilthorne Domer, Chilton Cantelo, Chiselborough, Closworth, East Chinnock, East Coker, Hardington Mandeville, Haselbury Plucknett, Ilchester, Limington, Long Load, Marston Magna, Martock, Montacute, Mudford, North Perrott, Norton Sub Hamdon, Odcombe, Rimpton, South Petherton, Stoke sub Hamdon, Tintinhull, West Camel, West Chinnock, West Coker, Yeovil Without and Yeovilton.


  1. ^ a b "Area". Yeovil Rural District. Britain Through Time. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Population". Yeovil Rural District. Britain through Time. Retrieved 2009-11-15. 

Coordinates: 50°57′18″N 2°38′56″W / 50.955°N 2.649°W / 50.955; -2.649