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Tipton, Sandwell

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Tipton, Sandwell

Tipton is a town in the Sandwell borough of the West Midlands, England, with a population of around 47,000. Tipton is located about halfway between Birmingham and Wolverhampton. It is a part of the West Midlands conurbation and is a part of the Black Country. Historically within Staffordshire, Tipton was an urban district until 1938, when it became a municipal borough.
Post townTIPTON
Administrative CountySandwell
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSO9592
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands

Other names by which Tipton, Sandwell has been known in the past

Tibbington ~ Tibintone

Tipton, Sandwell in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tibbington, Staffordshire. See TIPTON.

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