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Outwood, Wakefield

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Outwood, Wakefield

Outwood is a district to the north of Wakefield, a city in West Yorkshire, England. The district is centred on the A61 Leeds Road south of Lofthouse. It was originally a small pit village, but there has been so much new housing in the last twenty years that the old village is now only a minority of the district. In 2001, it has a population of 7,623.
Post townWakefield
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3223
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire

Outwood, Wakefield in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Outwood, eccl. dist. (ry. sta. Lofthouse and Outwood), Wakefield par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, pop. 4323; the sta. is 2 m. NW. of Wakefield.

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