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Callington, Cornwall

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Callington, Cornwall

Callington is a civil parish and town in southeast Cornwall, England, United Kingdom about 7 miles north of Saltash and 9 miles south of Launceston. Callington parish had a population of 4,783 in 2001, according to the 2001 census.
Administrative CountyCornwall
Traditional CountyCornwall
OS GridSX3669
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 code01579
Population4,783 (Parish, 2001)

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

Caeling ~ Callinton ~ Kellington ~ Calwetone ~ Ca

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

Callinton, or Kellington, market town and par., E. Cornwall, 11 miles S. of Launceston and 213 miles SW. of London, 2492 ac., pop. 1925; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Wednesday.

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