Mid Suffolk

Mid Suffolk
Mid Suffolk District
—  Non-metropolitan district  —
Mid Suffolk shown within Suffolk
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 Daniel Poulter
David Ruffley
 – Total 336.3 sq mi (871.1 km2)
Area rank 40th (of 326)
Population (2010 est.)
 – Total 95,000
 – Rank 236th (of 326)
 – Density 282.5/sq mi (109.1/km2)
 – Ethnicity 99.0% White
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 – Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 42UE
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 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.

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

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