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South Elmsall, Wakefield

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South Elmsall, Wakefield

South Elmsall pronounced "south em-sull" is a small town and civil parish to the east of Hemsworth in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It is on the B6422 and B6474. It neighbours South Kirkby, and the two towns are often grouped together as one town. It is difficult to know where one stops and the other begins. The town is close to the southern boundary of West Yorkshire, and is 1 mile from the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire.
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE4711
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
Dialling code01977
Population6,107 (2001)

Other names by which South Elmsall, Wakefield has been known in the past

Elmsall ~ Elmsall North and South ~ Elmsall South

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

Elmsall, South, township and ry. sta., South Kirkby par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 7 miles SE. of Pontefract, 1424 ac., pop. 526; P.O.

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