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Smethwick, Sandwell

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Smethwick, Sandwell

Smethwick is a town in the Sandwell Metropolitan Borough, in the West Midlands of England. Situated near the edge of the borough, it borders the city of Birmingham to the east.
Administrative CountySandwell
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSP0287
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Midlands
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code0121
Population48,180 (Town)

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


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

Smethwick.-- manufacturing town with ry. sta., Harborne par., Staffordshire, 3½ miles NW. of New Street Station, Birmingham, pop. 25,084; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; has extensive glass works, chemical works, engineering and machine works, iron foundries, rivet and tube works, safe mfrs., &c.

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