Place:Whitchurch, Shropshire, England


Alt namesMediolanumsource: Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites (1976) p 561; Romano-British Placenames [online] (1999) accessed 17 August 2004
TypeCivil parish, Urban district
Coordinates52.967°N 2.683°W
Located inShropshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
There are 8 different parishes named Whitchurch around England and Wales--according to the 2011 UK census. Care should be taken in selecting the right one.

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Whitchurch is a market town in Shropshire, England, east of the Welsh border. Located on the North Shropshire Plain in the Welsh Marches and close to the Cheshire border, it is the oldest continuously inhabited town in Shropshire. The town is north of the county town of Shrewsbury, south of Chester, and east of Wrexham.

According to the 2001 Census, the population of the town is 8,673, with a more recent estimate putting the population of the town at 8,934. The town is located in the Whitchurch Urban civil parish, and is twinned with the French town of Neufchâtel-en-Bray.

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