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Stafford town centre
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 Stafford shown within Staffordshire
Population 68,472 (2011 Census)
OS grid referenceSJ922232
Shire countyStaffordshire
RegionWest Midlands
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post town STAFFORD
Postcode district ST16, ST17, ST18, ST19, ST20, ST21
Dialling code 01785
Police Staffordshire
Fire Staffordshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament [[West Midlands (European Parliament constituency)West Midlands]]
UK ParliamentStafford
List of places
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|primary |name= }} Stafford ({{#invoke:IPAc-en|main}}) is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands of England. It lies approximately {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} north of Wolverhampton, {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} south of Stoke-on-Trent and {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} north-west of Birmingham. The population in 2001 was 63,681<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> and that of the wider borough of Stafford 122,000, the fourth largest in the county after Stoke-on-Trent, Tamworth and Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Stafford sections
Intro  History  Governance  Landmarks  Culture   Media   Climate  Economy   Transport   Public services  Education  Sport  Language   The Stafford knot   Notable people   Areas    Nearby places   Twin towns   See also   References  External links  

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