New Forest (district)


New Forest (district)

Coordinates: 50°52′44″N 1°37′59″W / 50.879°N 1.633°W / 50.879; -1.633

New Forest District
—  Non-metropolitan district  —
New Forest shown within Hampshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region South East England
Non-metropolitan county Hampshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Lyndhurst
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 - Type Non-metropolitan district council
 - Body New Forest District Council
 - Leadership Leader and Cabinet (Conservative)
 - MPs Julian Lewis
Desmond Swayne
Area
 - Total 290.8 sq mi (753.2 km2)
Area rank 47th (of 326)
Population (2010 est.)
 - Total 177,000
 - Rank 96th (of 326)
 - Density 608.6/sq mi (235/km2)
 - Ethnicity 98.9% White
1.1%South Asian
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 - Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 24UJ
OS grid reference SU2581608959
Website newforest.gov.uk

New Forest is a local government district in Hampshire, England. It is named after the New Forest.

It was created on 1 April 1974, and was a merger of the borough of Lymington, New Forest Rural District and part of Ringwood and Fordingbridge Rural District.

The district is one of the most populated in England not to be a unitary authority. It was recommended by the Banham Commission to become one in 1995, but this case was vetoed by the government of the day.

Parishes and settlements



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