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Congresbury, North Somerset

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Congresbury, North Somerset

Congresbury is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England. It is situated in the Unitary authority of North Somerset, and in 2001 had a population of 3,400. It lies on the A370, roughly equidistant between Junction 21 of the M5 and Bristol Airport, approximately 13 miles south of Bristol city centre, and 7 miles east of Weston-super-Mare. The Congresbury Yeo river flows through the village.
Post townBristol
Administrative CountyNorth Somerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST4363
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01934
Population3,400 (2001)

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

Congersburie ~ Con ~ Cungresberie ~ Cungresberia

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

Congresbury, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Somerset, on r. Yeo, 6½ m. N. of Axbridge, 4443 ac., pop. 1185; P.O.

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