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Felixstowe, Suffolk

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Felixstowe, Suffolk

Felixstowe is a seaside town on the North Sea coast of Suffolk, England. The town gives its name to the nearby Port of Felixstowe, which is the largest container port in the United Kingdom. The town is situated across the estuary of the River Orwell and the River Stour from Harwich in Essex.
DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Post townFELIXSTOWE
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTM3034
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01394
Population29,349 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Felixstowe, Suffolk has been known in the past

Felixstow ~ Felixtowe ~ Felstow

Felixstowe, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Felixstow, coast par. and vil. (ry. stations Felixtowe and Felixtowe Pier), E. Suffolk, 12½ miles SE. of Ipswich, 1933 ac., pop. 864; P.O., T.O., called Felixtowe; is a bathing resort; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Felixstow Cottage.

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