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Keele, Staffordshire

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Keele, Staffordshire

Keele is a village and civil parish in northern Staffordshire, England, UK. It is approximately three miles (5 km) west of Newcastle-under-Lyme, and is close to the village of Silverdale. It is the location of Keele University and Keele Services, a motorway service area on the M6. The university partly surrounds the village. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 3,664, most of whom were students at Keele University. Some of these students are located at The Hawthorns.
DistrictNewcastle-under-Lyme (borough)
Post townNewcastle-under-Lyme
Administrative CountyStaffordshire
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSJ8045
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStaffordshire
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01782
Population3,667 (2001 Census)

Keele, Staffordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Keele, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Staffordshire, in NW. of co., 3½ miles SW. of Newcastle under Lyme, 2613 ac., pop. 1048; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Keele Hall.

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