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Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

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Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset

Weston-super-Mare is a seaside resort, town and civil parish in the unitary authority of North Somerset, which is within the ceremonial county of Somerset, England. It is located on the Bristol Channel coast, 18 miles south west of Bristol, spanning the coast between the bounding high ground of Worlebury Hill and Bleadon Hill. It includes the suburbs of Oldmixon, West Wick and Worle. Its population according to the 2001 census was 71,758.
Post townWESTON-SUPER-MARE
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3261
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01934
Population71,758 (2001 Census)
 

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