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St Hilary, Cornwall

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St Hilary, Cornwall

St Hilary is a civil parish and village in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately five miles (8 km) east of Penzance and four miles (6.5 km) south of Hayle. Chynoweth is an area immediately north of St Hilary churchtown. The land of the parish is high enough to provide views of bays on both coasts, St Ives Bay five miles north and Mount's Bay two miles south.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW5531
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01736
Population785 (2001)

Other names by which St Hilary, Cornwall has been known in the past

Hilary St

St Hilary, Cornwall in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

St Hilary.-- par., township, and vil., Cornwall - par. (containing Marazion), 2922 ac., pop. 2251; township, pop. 957; the vil. is 5 miles E. of Penzance.

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