Rawcliffe, York

Rawcliffe is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of the City of York in North Yorkshire, England. It is bordered by the A19 and A1237, and lies about 3 miles (4.8 km) north-west of York between Skelton and Clifton Without.

Location within North Yorkshire
Population6,511 (2011)
OS grid referenceSE582542
Civil parish
  • Rawcliffe
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townYORK
Postcode districtYO30
PoliceNorth Yorkshire
FireNorth Yorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament

According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 5,407, increasing to 6,511 at the 2011 Census.[1] Before 1996 it had been part of the Ryedale district.

Historically within the North Riding of Yorkshire, the area is mainly residential but is known for its wildlife reservations that border the River Ouse which flows along its western border. Wildlife found in the area includes foxes and rabbits.


  1. "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 February 2016.

Rawcliffe Parish Council

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