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Camborne, Cornwall

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Camborne, Cornwall

Camborne (Cornish: Kammbronn, 'Crooked Hill') is a town and civil parish in west Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is at the western edge of a conurbation comprising Camborne, Pool and Redruth. The population of Camborne was 20,010 at the 2001 census. By 2007 the population had grown to 22,500. The population of the Camborne-Redruth urban area, which includes Pool and Illogan and satellite villages, is 39,937 making it the largest conurbation in Cornwall.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSW6440
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01209
Population22,500 (2007)

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

Camborne, market town and par. with ry. sta., W. Cornwall, 11 miles SW. of Truro and 313 miles SW. of London, 6931 ac. (37 water) and 50 ac. foreshore, pop. 13,601; P.O., T.O. 1 Bank. Market-day, Saturday; has extensive copper, lead, and tin mines.

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