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Bodmin, Cornwall

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Bodmin, Cornwall

Bodmin is a civil parish and major town in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated in the centre of the county southwest of Bodmin Moor. The extent of the civil parish corresponds fairly closely to that of the town so is mostly urban in character. It is bordered to the east by Cardinham parish, to the southeast by Lanhydrock parish, to the southwest and west by Lanivet parish, and to the north by Helland parish. Bodmin has a population of 12,778 (2001 census).
Post townBODMIN
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX0667
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01208
Population12,778 (Civil Parish, 2001)
 

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

Bodman ~ Bodminian ~ Bodmyn ~ Bosuenna ~ Bodmine

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

Bodmin, mun. bor. and par., E. Cornwall, 26 miles NW. of Plymouth and 275 miles SW. of London by rail -- par., 6214 ac., pop. 5455; mun. bor., 2797 ac., pop. 5061; 2 Banks. Market-day, Saturday. Its port is Wadebridge, 7 miles to the NW. Worsted mfr. and malting are carried on. The borough returned 1 member to Parliament until 1885.

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