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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tamworth, Staffordshire</span> Town in Staffordshire, England

Tamworth is a market town and borough in Staffordshire, England, 14 miles (23 km) north-east of Birmingham and on the West Coast Main Line. The town borders North Warwickshire to the east and north, Lichfield to the north, south-west and west. The M6 Toll runs to the south of the town. It takes its name from the River Tame, which flows through it. The population of Tamworth borough (mid-2019 est.) was 76,696. The wider urban area has a population of 81,964.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Midlands</span> Place in England

The Midlands are a part of England that broadly correspond to the Kingdom of Mercia of the Early Middle Ages, bordered by Wales, Northern England and Southern England. The Midlands were important in the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries. They are split into the West Midlands and East Midlands. Birmingham – considered by some to be the social, cultural, financial and commercial centre of the Midlands, – is the second-largest city and metropolitan area in the United Kingdom.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Stafford</span> County town of Staffordshire, West Midlands, England

Stafford is a market town and the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands region of England. It lies about 15 miles (24 km) north of Wolverhampton, 15 miles (24 km) south of Stoke-on-Trent and 24 miles (39 km) north-west of Birmingham. The town population in 2021 was 71,424 and that of the wider borough of Stafford was 122,000, making it the third largest in the county after Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">West Midlands (region)</span> Region of England

The West Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of International Territorial Level for statistical purposes. It covers the western half of the area traditionally known as the Midlands. The region consists of the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire. The region has seven cities Birmingham, Coventry, Hereford, Lichfield, Stoke-on-Trent, Wolverhampton and Worcester. The largest towns in the region with large population centres are Bedworth, Bromsgrove, Burton-upon-Trent, Cannock, Dudley, Malvern, Halesowen, Kenilworth, Kidderminster, Leamington Spa, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Nuneaton, Redditch, Rugby, Shrewsbury, Solihull, Stafford, Stourbridge, Stratford-upon-Avon, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Telford, Walsall and West Bromwich.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">West Midlands conurbation</span> Conurbation in England

The West Midlands conurbation is the large conurbation that includes the cities of Birmingham and Wolverhampton and the towns of Sutton Coldfield, Dudley, Walsall, West Bromwich, Solihull, Stourbridge and Halesowen in the English West Midlands.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Rugeley</span> Town in Staffordshire, England

Rugeley or an industrial and market town in Staffordshire, England.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">East Staffordshire</span> Non-metropolitan district and Borough in England

East Staffordshire is a local government district with borough status in Staffordshire in England. It has two main towns: Burton upon Trent and Uttoxeter.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">History of Staffordshire</span> Aspect of history

Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands of England. It adjoins Cheshire to the north west, Derbyshire and Leicestershire to the east, Warwickshire to the south east, West Midlands and Worcestershire to the south, and Shropshire to the west. The historic county of Staffordshire includes Wolverhampton, Walsall, and West Bromwich, these three being removed for administrative purposes in 1974 to the new West Midlands authority. The resulting administrative area of Staffordshire has a narrow southwards protrusion that runs west of West Midlands to the border of Worcestershire. The city of Stoke-on-Trent was removed from the admin area in the 1990s to form a unitary authority, but is still part of Staffordshire for ceremonial and traditional purposes.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Shenstone, Staffordshire</span> Human settlement in England

Shenstone is a large village and civil parish in The Lichfield District, Staffordshire, England, located between Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield. The parish also contains the village of Stonnall.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is the statutory fire and rescue service responsible for fire protection, prevention, intervention and emergency rescue in the county of Staffordshire and unitary authority of Stoke-on-Trent. The county has a population of 1,126,200 and covers a total area of 2,260 km2. Staffordshire shares the majority of its border with Derbyshire, Cheshire, West Midlands (County) and Shropshire; although, in much shorter stretches, the county also butts up against Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kingstone, Staffordshire</span> Human settlement in England

Kingstone is a village and civil parish within the English county of Staffordshire.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Grade II* listed buildings in Staffordshire</span>

The county of Staffordshire is divided into nine districts. The districts of Staffordshire are Tamworth, Lichfield, Cannock Chase, South Staffordshire, Stafford, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire Moorlands, East Staffordshire, and Stoke-on-Trent.

Healthcare in Staffordshire is now the responsibility of six clinical commissioning groups, covering: Stafford & Surrounds; North Staffordshire; South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula; East Staffordshire; Cannock Chase; Stoke-on-Trent.

The Staffordshire Rugby Union is the governing body for the sport of rugby union in the county of Staffordshire in England. The union is the constituent body of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) for Staffordshire, and administers and organises rugby union clubs and competitions in the county. It also administers the Staffordshire county rugby representative teams.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">West Midlands Green Belt</span> British urban planning policy to maintain countryside around West Midlands urban areas

The West Midlands Green Belt is a statutory green belt environmental and planning policy that regulates the rural space within the West Midlands region of England. It is contained within the counties of the West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. Essentially, the function of the green belt is to more rigorously manage development around the cities, towns and villages in the large West Midlands conurbations centred around Birmingham and Coventry, discouraging convergence. It is managed by local planning authorities on guidance from central government.

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Staffordshire
Shire Hall and Market Square, Stafford, geograph 2358992 by David Dixon.jpg
Stafford, the county town of Staffordshire
Arms of Staffordshire County Council.svg
Motto: 
The knot unites
Staffordshire UK locator map 2010.svg
Coordinates: 52°50′N2°00′W / 52.833°N 2.000°W / 52.833; -2.000 Coordinates: 52°50′N2°00′W / 52.833°N 2.000°W / 52.833; -2.000
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region West Midlands
Established Ancient
Time zone UTC±00:00 (Greenwich Mean Time)
  Summer (DST) UTC+01:00 (British Summer Time)
Members of Parliament List of MPs
Police Staffordshire Police
Ceremonial county
Lord Lieutenant Ian Dudson
High Sheriff Charles Jewitt of Admaston [1] (2020-21)
Area2,713 km2 (1,047 sq mi)
  Ranked 18th of 48
Population (mid-2019 est.)1,131,052
  Ranked 17th of 48
Density417/km2 (1,080/sq mi)
Ethnicity97.0% White
1.7% S.Asian
1.3% Other