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Skegness, Lincolnshire

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Skegness, Lincolnshire

Skegness is a seaside town and civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. Located on the Lincolnshire coast of the North Sea, 43 miles east of the city of Lincoln it has a resident population of 18,910. The first Butlins holiday resort was opened in Skegness in 1936. Partially owing to this, the resort is one of the better known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom.
DistrictEast Lindsey
Administrative CountyLincolnshire
Traditional CountyLincolnshire
OS GridTF5663
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEast Midlands
Police AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLincolnshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast Midlands
Dialling code01754
Population18,910 (2001 Census)

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

Skegness, small town and par. with ry. sta., on coast of Lincolnshire, 5 miles NE. of Wainfleet and 10 miles E. of Spilsby, 1710 ac., pop. 1338; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper; is a sea-bathing resort, and succeeded a walled town with castle which was swept away by the sea towards the end of the 15th century.

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