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Borough of Tewkesbury
Tewkesbury
Shown within the administrative county of Gloucestershire
Geography
Status: Borough
Region: South West England
Admin. County: Gloucestershire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 98th
414.42 km²
Admin. HQ: Tewkesbury
ONS code: 23UG
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2008 est.)
- Density
Ranked 288th
79,100
191 / km²
Ethnicity: 98.6% White
Politics
Tewkesbury Borough Council
http://www.tewkesburybc.gov.uk/
Leadership: Alternative - Sec.31
Control: TBA (council NOC)
MPs: Mark Harper, Laurence Robertson

Tewkesbury is a local government district and borough in Gloucestershire, in the West Country of England. It is named after its main town, Tewkesbury. Other places in the borough include Ashchurch, Bishop's Cleeve, Churchdown and Winchcombe.

The district was formed on April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, from the municipal borough of Tewkesbury, along with Cheltenham Rural District and part of Gloucester Rural District.

Gloucestershire Airport is in Tewkesbury.


Coordinates: 52°0′0″N 2°10′0″W / 52°N 2.166667°W / 52; -2.166667








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