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Colby, Norfolk

Colby is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 8.6 miles south of Cromer, 16.8 miles north-north-west of Norwich, 5.2 miles west-north-west of North Walsham and 131 miles north-east of London. The nearest railway station is at North Walsham Railway station where the Bittern Line from Cromer to Norwich can be accessed and the national rail network beyond. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2231
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01263
Population524 (2001 census)

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


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

Colby, par., N. Norfolk, 16 miles N. of Norwich, 1115 ac., pop. 241.

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