Place:Watlington, Norfolk, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.6638°N 0.3793°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoClackclose Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: This parish should not be confused with the town of Watlington in Oxfordshire.

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Watlington is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 6.93 km2 (2.68 sq mi) and had a population of 2,031 in 852 households at the 2001 UK census, the population increasing to 2,455 at the 2011 UK Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the District of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

It is situated some from the east bank of the River Great Ouse, 12 km (7.5 mi) south of the town of King's Lynn and 60 km (37 mi) west of the city of Norwich.

The village is served by Watlington railway station (on the Fen Line between Cambridge and King's Lynn) which is situated 1 km (0.62 mi) from the centre of the village.

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