Place:South Elmsall, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameSouth Elmsall
TypeTown, Civil parish
Coordinates53.596°N 1.273°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoHemsworth Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part until 1974
Wakefield (metropolitan borough), West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
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South Elmsall pronounced "south em-sull" is a small town and civil parish. It is to the east of Hemsworth in the City of Wakefield in West Yorkshire, England. It is on the B6422 and B6474 (which leads to North Elmsall and Upton). The town neighbours South Kirkby, and is close to the southern boundary of West Yorkshire, and is from the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire. The A638 Doncaster to Wakefield road runs close to the north of the town, which leads to junction 38 of the A1(M) to the south-east. It now has its own bypass which links the A1 to the Hemsworth Bypass providing excellent transport links towards Barnsley and South Yorkshire. The town has a population of 6,107.

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