- Huntington, Cheshire
infobox UK place
population= 1,961 (2001 Census)
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= City of Chester
Huntington is a small village and
civil parishon the outskirts of Chesterin the Chester District of Cheshire, England. At the 2001 Census, the population of the entire civil parish was 1,961.citeweb|url=http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=792473&c=Huntington&d=16&e=15&g=427565&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779|title=2001 Census: Huntington|work=Office for National Statistics|accessdate=15 May|accessyear=2007]
It is known to have existed since at least 1801, as the population according to the census of the year was 111, becoming 129 in 1851, 121 in 1901 and 2,614 in 1951. [citeweb|url=http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/huntington.html|title=Cheshire Towns & Parishes: Huntington|work=GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy|accessdate=3 April|accessyear=2008]
The main road through the village, Chester Road (B5130), links Chester, which is less than a mile to the north, with the villages of Farndon and
Aldfordto the south. The A55 (North Wales Expressway) passes through the south of the village, but is not directly accessible at Huntington.
The village includes a few shops, a post office, Huntington Primary School and St Luke's Church of England Church. Recreational open spaces include a
village green, Jubilee Field and the 30 acres of wetland, woodlandand meadows of Caldy Nature Park.citeweb|url=http://www.huntington-chester.co.uk/home_page_1.htm|title=Huntington Village website|work=Huntington Parish Council|accessdate=3 April|accessyear=2008] [citeweb|url=http://www.clocsen.org/caldy/welcome.html|title=Caldy Nature Park|work=Friends of Caldy Nature Park|accessdate=25 May|accessyear=2007]
Saighton Camp is an old
British Armybase that despite the name, is listed as in Huntington. Now closed, the base is subject to consultation over its future use.
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