Place:Earby, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameEarby
TypeUrban district
Coordinates53.9143°N 2.1446°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England    
Lancashire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoPendle District, Lancashire, Englanddistrict municipality into which it was transferred in 1974
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Earby is a small town and civil parish now within the Borough of Pendle in Lancashire, England. It is 5 miles (8.0 km) north of Colne, 7 miles (11.3 km) south-west of Skipton, and 11 miles (17.7 km) north-east of Burnley. The parish had a population of 6,183 recorded in the 2011 UK census. Earby was in a lead-mining area.

Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, from 1909 to 1974, Earby formed an urban district. Since 1974 Earby has been in the West Craven area of Pendle, has a town council, and is part of the West Craven Area Committee on Pendle Borough Council.

Other smaller nearby towns include Thornton-in-Craven and Kelbrook.

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