Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » East Riding of Yorkshire » Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire

Local area map loading...

Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire

Snaith is a town in the East Riding of Yorkshire local government area of England. It is situated approximately 6 miles west of Goole on the A1041 road at its junction with the A645 road. It lies 1 mile to the north of the M62 motorway and just south of the River Aire. The town of Snaith, East Cowick and West Cowick form the civil parish of Snaith and Cowick. The Snaith and Cowick civil parish had 3,028 inhabitants and 1,228 households in the 2001 UK census.
Post townGOOLE
Administrative CountyEast Riding of Yorkshire
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE6422
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHumberside
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01405
 

Other names by which Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire has been known in the past

Snathe

Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Snaith, market town, par., and township with ry. sta., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire - par. (containing the town of Goole), 34,146 ac., pop. 17,339; township (Snaith and Cowick), 5862 ac., pop. 1730; town, on S. bank of river Aire, 7 miles SW. of Goole, pop. 1106; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. Snaith has malting and trade in agricultural produce; cattle fairs are held twice a year.

Your comments about Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire

What do you know about Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus