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Snettisham, Norfolk

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Snettisham, Norfolk

Snettisham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is located near the west coast of Norfolk, some 5 miles south of the seaside resort of Hunstanton, 9 miles north of the town of King's Lynn and 45 miles north-west of the city of Norwich. The civil parish has an area of 28.03 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 2374 in 1097 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF6834
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population2,374
 

Other names by which Snettisham, Norfolk has been known in the past

Netesham ~ Snetesham ~ Snesham

Snettisham, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Snettisham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Norfolk - par., 5580 ac. land and 9660 water, pop. 1238; vil., 10¼ miles N. of Kings Lynn; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Snettisham Hall, seat.

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