- source: Family History Library Catalog
West Witton is a village in the Richmondshire district of North Yorkshire, England. Located in Wensleydale in the Yorkshire Dales it lies on the A684 (the main road between Leyburn and Hawes). The village is the first one on the A684 to lie within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. There is also an East Witton about five miles away in Coverdale.
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Prior to the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974, West Witton was located in Leyburn Rural District. Historically, it was an ecclesiastical parish in the Hang West Wapentake.