- South Staffordshire
South Staffordshire is a local government district in
Staffordshire, England. The district lies to the north and west of Wolverhamptonand the West Midlands, bordering Shropshireto the west and Worcestershireto the south. It contains no towns of major size and many of the settlements within the district are dormitory villages for Stafford, Wolverhampton, Birminghamand Telford.
The district was formed on
April 1, 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by the merger of Cannock Rural District(in the north) and Seisdon Rural District(in the south).
Its council is based in
Codsall, one of the larger settlements in the district, along with Brewood, Cheslyn Hay, Great Wyrley, Kinver, Landywood, Penkridge, Pertonand Wombourne(which some claim to be "officially the largest village in England"). Other villages in the district include Essington, Featherstone, Lower Penn, Pattingham, Seisdon, Trysulland Coven.
The district covers a similar geographic area to South Staffordshire parliamentary constituency.
Woods in the area include bunkers tree wood.
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