Bassetlaw

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Bassetlaw District
Bassetlaw
Shown within Nottinghamshire
Geography
Status:District
Region:East Midlands
Admin. County:Nottinghamshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 67th
637.86 km²
Admin. HQ:Worksop
ONS code:37UC
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 193rd
109,377
171 / km²
Ethnicity:98.5% White
Politics
Bassetlaw District Council
http://www.bassetlaw.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative
MPs:John Mann, Patrick Mercer

Bassetlaw is the northernmost district of Nottinghamshire, England, with a population according to the 2001 UK census of 107,713. The borough is predominantly rural, with two towns: Worksop, site of the borough offices, and Retford.

Other settlements in the borough include:

Askham
Babworth, Beckingham, Bircotes, Blyth, Bole, Bothamsall
Carburton, Carlton-in-Lindrick, Clarborough, Clayworth, Cuckney
Darlton
East Drayton, East Markham, Eaton, Elksley, Everton
Gamston, Gringley-on-the-Hill, Grove
Harworth, Hayton, Headon, Holbeck
Langold
Markham Moor, Mattersey, Milton, Misson, Misterton
Normanton-on-Trent, North Leverton-with-Habblesthorpe, North Wheatley
Oldcotes
Rampton, Ranby, Ranskill, Rhodesia, Rockley
Saundby, Scrooby, Shireoaks, South Leverton, Sutton cum Lound, Sturton le Steeple
Torworth, Treswell
West Drayton, West Markham, West Stockwith, Woodbeck

The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the boroughs of Worksop and Retford and Worksop Urban District and Retford Rural District.


Districts of England - East Midlands Flag of England

Amber Valley | Ashfield | Bassetlaw | Blaby | Bolsover | Boston | Broxtowe | Charnwood | Chesterfield | Corby | Daventry | Derby | Derbyshire Dales | East Lindsey | East Northamptonshire | Erewash | Gedling | Harborough | High Peak | Hinckley and Bosworth | Kettering | Leicester | Lincoln | Mansfield | Melton | Newark and Sherwood | Northampton | North East Derbyshire | North Kesteven | North West Leicestershire | Nottingham | Oadby and Wigston | Rushcliffe | Rutland | South Derbyshire | South Holland | South Kesteven | South Northamptonshire | Wellingborough | West Lindsey

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Derbyshire - Leicestershire - Lincolnshire - Northamptonshire - Nottinghamshire

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