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Ferndown, Dorset

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Ferndown, Dorset

Ferndown is a town and civil parish in the East Dorset district of Dorset in southern England, situated immediately to the north of unitary authorities of Poole and Bournemouth. The parish, which until 1972 was called Hampreston, includes the communities of Hampreston, Longham, Stapehill and Trickett's Cross. The latest population figure (2006 mid year estimate) for the parish is 17,200. Ferndown is the largest inland town in Dorset in terms of population.
DistrictEast Dorset
Post townFERNDOWN
Administrative CountyDorset
Traditional CountyDorset
OS GridSU0700
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDorset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01202
Population17,650
 

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