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Location within Northumberland
Population9,787 (2011) [1]
OS grid reference NZ255835
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  • Choppington
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Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district NE62
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55°08′42″N1°36′04″W / 55.145°N 1.601°W / 55.145; -1.601


Choppington is a large village and civil parish in Northumberland, England. It is situated 5 miles to the south-east of Morpeth, and north of Bedlington. It was at one time part of the three big mid-Northumberland collieries (Ashington, Bomarsund and Choppington). In 2011 the parish had a population of 9787.


The parish, which was until 1 July 2010 called North Bedlington, was created on 1 April 2009 [2] also includes the settlements of Bomarsund, Guide Post, Stakeford, Sheepwash, Scotland Gate and West Sleekburn.


An electoral ward exists. the population of this ward at the 2011 Census was 4,792. [3]

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  1. "Parish population 2011" . Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  2. "Northumberland Registration District". UKBMD. Retrieved 14 February 2022.
  3. "Ward population 2011" . Retrieved 26 June 2015.