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Camelford, Cornwall

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Camelford, Cornwall

Camelford is a town and civil parish in north Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, situated in the River Camel valley northwest of Bodmin Moor. The town is approximately ten miles (16 km) north of Bodmin and is governed by Camelford Town Council. Lanteglos-by-Camelford is the ecclesiastical parish in which the town is situated (not to be confused with Lanteglos-by-Fowey). Camelford is in the North Cornwall parliamentary constituency represented by Dan Rogerson MP.
Post townCAMELFORD
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX1083
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityDevon and Cornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCornwall
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01840
Population2,256 (Civil Parish, 2001)
 

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

Camelford, market town, Lanteglos par., E. Cornwall, on river Camel, 15½ miles W. of Launceston and 275 miles SW. of London; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks.Market-day, Friday.

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