Place:Hillington, Norfolk, England

Alt namesCarrstonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 190
Helingetunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 190
Hellingtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
Idlinghetunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 190
Nidlinghetunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 190
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.8°N 0.542°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoFreebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Hillington is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 10.27 km2 (3.97 sq mi) and had a population of 287 in 123 households as of the 2001 UK census, increasing to 400 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

The village straddles the A148 King's Lynn to Cromer road. It formerly had a railway station, but this closed in 1959.

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