Place:Scarborough District, North Yorkshire, England

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NameScarborough District
TypeDistrict municipality
Coordinates54.28°N 0.402°W
Located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Also located inYorkshire, England    
See alsoFiley, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district which merged into Scarborough Borough in 1974
Bridlington Rural, East Riding of Yorkshire, Englanddistrict which part merged into Scarborough Borough in 1974
Scarborough, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandmunicipal borough which merged into Scarborough Borough in 1974
Scalby (near Scarborough), North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district which merged into Scarborough Borough in 1974
Whitby, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandurban district which merged into Scarborough Borough in 1974
Scarborough Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district which merged into Scarborough Borough in 1974
Whitby Rural, North Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district which merged into Scarborough Borough in 1974
NOTE: In common parlance, the Scarborough District is spoken of as "the Borough of Scarborough". In order to differentiate Yorkshire local government districts formed in 1974 from other types of districts employed earlier in the county and from smaller places still in existence, here in WeRelate the word "District" has been added to all modern govenment districts outside a metropolitan borough.


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The Borough of Scarborough is a non-metropolitan district and borough of North Yorkshire, England. In addition to the town of Scarborough, it covers a large stretch of the coast of Yorkshire, including Whitby and Filey. It borders Redcar and Cleveland to the north, the Ryedale and Hambleton districts to the west and the East Riding of Yorkshire to the south.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972. It was a merger, from the North Riding of Yorkshire, of

and from the (pre-1974) historic East Riding of Yorkshire

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