Daventry (district)

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Daventry District
Daventry
Shown within Northamptonshire
Geography
Status:District
Region:East Midlands
Admin. County:Northamptonshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 59th
665.61 km²
Admin. HQ:Daventry
ONS code:34UC
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 305th
74,810
112 / km²
Ethnicity:98.0% White
Politics
Daventry District Council
http://www.daventrydc.gov.uk/
Leadership:Alternative - Sec.31
Control:Conservative
MPs:Tim Boswell, Philip Hollobone

The Daventry district is a large local government district of western Northamptonshire, England. The district is named after the town of Daventry which is the administrative headquarters and largest town, other significant settlements in the district include Brixworth, Long Buckby and Weedon Bec. Most of the district is rural and sparsely populated.

Since 1576 the town of Daventry had borough status. The present Daventry district was created on April 1st 1974. By a merger of the Daventry borough with the Daventry Rural District and the Brixworth Rural District. In 2003 a new civil parish was created covering the town of Daventry, roughly corresponding with the boundaries of the former Daventry borough, allowing Daventry to have its own town council.

Settlements in Daventry district

Roman Settlement Bannaventa



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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