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Yate, South Gloucestershire

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Yate, South Gloucestershire

Yate is a town in South Gloucestershire, England, at the southwest extremity of the Cotswold Hills, 12 miles (19 km) northeast of the city of Bristol. At the 2001 census the population was 21,789. The town of Chipping Sodbury (population 5,066) is contiguous with Yate to the east. Yate developed from a village into a new town in the 1960s, partly as an overspill or commuter town for the city of Bristol.
Post townBRISTOL
Administrative CountySouth Gloucestershire
Traditional CountyGloucestershire
OS GridST7182
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityAvon
Ambulance AuthorityGreat Western
Dialling code01454
Population21,789
 

Other names by which Yate, South Gloucestershire has been known in the past

Giete

Yate, South Gloucestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Yate, par. and vil. with ry. sta. (Yate Junction), Gloucestershire, 1 mile W. of Chipping Sodbury and 7½ miles SE of Thornbury, 4081 ac., pop. 1255; P.O.; near vil. is Yate House, seat.

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