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Goathland, North Yorkshire

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Goathland, North Yorkshire

Goathland is a village and civil parish in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. It is in the North York Moors national park due north of Pickering, off the A169 to Whitby. It has a station on the steam-operated North Yorkshire Moors Railway line. According to the 2011 UK census, Goathland parish had a population of 438, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 407. Goathland village is 500 feet above sea level and has a history extending from Viking times.
DistrictScarborough
Post townWHITBY
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, North Riding
OS GridNZ8301
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Population407 (2001 census)
 

Other names by which Goathland, North Yorkshire has been known in the past

Goatland

Goathland, North Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Goathland, township and vil. with ry. sta. (Goathland Mill), Pickering par., North-Riding Yorkshire, 9½ miles SW. of Whitby, 9032 ac., pop. 514; P.O.

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