Place:Snaith, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameSnaith
TypeTown
Coordinates53.691°N 1.0282°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inHumberside, England     (1974 - 1996)
East Riding of Yorkshire, England     (1996 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoGoole Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, England|rural district in which Snaith located until 1974
Boothferry, Humberside, Englanddistrict in which Snaith located 1974-1996
East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandunitary authority in which Snaith is now located
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Snaith is a town in the East Riding of Yorkshire local government area of England. It is situated approximately west of Goole on the A1041 road at its junction with the A645 road. It lies to the north of the M62 motorway and just south of the River Aire.


The town of Snaith, East Cowick and West Cowick form the civil parish of Snaith and Cowick. The Snaith and Cowick civil parish had 3,579 inhabitants and 1,492 households in the 2011 UK census. This was an increase on 3,028 inhabitants and 1,228 households in the 2001 UK census. The town continues to grow in size, due to the expanding Ben Bailey housing estate.

Snaith is the focal point of the local rural area. It has primary and secondary schools. The town exit and entry to the M62 is approximately away, giving access to Hull, Doncaster, Goole, Leeds and Castleford. It is approximately from York. Selby is away, with Carlton and Camblesforth between.

Snaith was part of the Goole Rural District in the West Riding of Yorkshire from 1894 to 1974, then in Boothferry district of Humberside until 1996.

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