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Attleborough, Norfolk

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Attleborough, Norfolk

Attleborough is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England situated between Norwich and Thetford. The parish falls within the district of Breckland and has an area of 21.90 km² with a Mainline train service to both Norwich and Cambridge. In the 2001 census the town had a population of 9702 distributed between 4185 households. Attleborough's MP is George Freeman (Conservative), the MP for Mid Norfolk. The town is served by Attleborough railway station.
DistrictBreckland
Post townATTLEBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM0495
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01953
Population9,702 (2001)
 

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

Attilborrough ~ Attlborough ~ Attleboro ~ Attleburgh

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

Attleborough.-- par. and small market town with ry. sta., S. Norfolk, 16 miles SW. of Norwich, 5260 ac., pop. 2244; P.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Thursday.

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