Mid Suffolk

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Coordinates: 52°09′22″N 1°02′56″E / 52.1560°N 1.0489°E / 52.1560; 1.0489

Mid Suffolk District
Non-metropolitan district
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk and England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East of England
Non-metropolitan county Suffolk
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Needham Market
Incorporated 1 April 1974
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body Mid Suffolk District Council
 • Leadership Leader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Dan Poulter
David Ruffley
 • Total 336.3 sq mi (871.1 km2)
Area rank 40th (of 326)
Population (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total 100,000
 • Rank 238th (of 326)
 • Density 300/sq mi (110/km2)
 • Ethnicity 99.0% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 42UE (ONS)
E07000203 (GSS)
OS grid reference TM0853555286
Website www.MidSuffolk.gov.uk

Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. Its council is based in Needham Market, and the largest town is Stowmarket. The population of the District taken at the 2011 Census was 96,731.[1]

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of the Borough of Eye, Stowmarket urban district, Gipping Rural District, Hartismere Rural District and Thedwastre Rural District.


The district has the most parishes in Suffolk, with a total of 122 parishes and towns.


  1. ^ "District population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 August 2016. 

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