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Alford, Lincolnshire

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Alford, Lincolnshire

Alford (pronounced "Olford") is a town in Lincolnshire, England, with a population of about 3,500. It lies at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds, 13 miles north-west from Skegness.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Post townALFORD
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF4575
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01507
Population3,231 (2001)

Other names by which Alford, Lincolnshire has been known in the past


Alford, Lincolnshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Alford.-- par. and market town, mid. Lincolnshire, 22¾ miles NE. of Boston by rail -- par., 1410 ac., pop. 2894. The town has a free grammar-school; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Tuesday.

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