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Snodland, Kent

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Snodland, Kent

Snodland is a small town in the county of Kent, England, located on the River Medway between Rochester and Maidstone. It has a population of about 12,000 people. The town is situated on the A228 road connecting the Medway Towns with Tonbridge. The M20 motorway junction 4 is 2 miles south of the town allowing good access to London and the Channel Ports. The Snodland by-pass takes heavy commercial traffic away from the town centre (an area commonly referred to as "the village" by residents).
DistrictTonbridge and Malling
Post townSNODLAND
Administrative CountyKent
Traditional CountyKent
OS GridTQ7061
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Fire and Rescue AuthorityKent
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01634
Population12,000
 

Other names by which Snodland, Kent has been known in the past

Esnoiland

Snodland, Kent in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Snodland, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Kent - par. (Snodland and Paddlesworth), 1880 ac., pop. 2826; vil., on river Medway, 6 miles SW. of Rochester by rail; P.O., T.O. The Snodland Mills, paperworks, give employment to many of the inhabitants; lime is also worked. The church is an ancient and interesting structure.

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