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Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby Market Square.jpg
Boroughgate
Population 3,048 (2011)
OS grid reference NY6820
Civil parish Appleby-in-Westmorland
District Eden
Shire county Cumbria
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND
Postcode district CA16
Dialling code 017683
Police Cumbria
Fire Cumbria
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Penrith and The Border
Website http://applebytown.org.uk/
List of places
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England
Cumbria

Appleby-in-Westmorland is a market town and civil parish. It is in Eden, Cumbria, in North West England. It has a population of 3,048.[1] It is in the historic county of Westmorland, of which it is the traditional county town.

The town's name was simply Appleby, until the local government changes of 1974. The council changed the town's name, to preserve the historic county name.[2]

References

  1. "Town population 2011". http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=11120039&c=Appleby-in-Westmorland&d=16&e=62&g=6412055&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1434738666509&enc=1. Retrieved 19 June 2015. 
  2. "Eric Pickles's championing of traditional English counties is". 23 April 2013. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/eric-pickless-championing-of-traditional-english-counties-is-something-we-can-all-get-behind-8568394.html. 

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