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Axbridge, Somerset

Axbridge is a town in Somerset, England, situated in the Sedgemoor district on the River Axe, near the southern edge of the Mendip Hills. The town population according to the 2001 census was 2,024.
DistrictSedgemoor
Post townAXBRIDGE
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4354
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01934
Population2,024
 

Other names by which Axbridge, Somerset has been known in the past

Aissebrige ~ Axebruge ~ Alsebruge

Axbridge, Somerset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Axbridge, par. and small town with ry. sta., mid. Somerset, 9½ miles NW. of Wells, 540 ac., pop. 718; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-days, Tuesday and Saturday.

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