Wycombe District

Wycombe District
Non-metropolitan district
Wycombe shown within Buckinghamshire
Wycombe shown within Buckinghamshire
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionSouth East England
Non-metropolitan countyBuckinghamshire
StatusNon-metropolitan district
Admin HQHigh Wycombe
Incorporated1 April 1974
 • TypeNon-metropolitan district council
 • BodyWycombe District Council
 • LeadershipLeader & Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPsSteve Baker
John Bercow
Dominic Grieve
David Lidington
 • Total125.32 sq mi (324.57 km2)
Area rank135th (of 326)
Population (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total176,900
 • Rank104th (of 326)
 • Density1,400/sq mi (550/km2)
 • Ethnicity86.8% White
7.9% S.Asian
2.6% Black British
1.8% Mixed Race
Time zoneGMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST)BST (UTC+1)
ONS code11UC (ONS)
E07000007 (GSS)
OS grid referenceSU867929

Wycombe əm/ is a local government district in Buckinghamshire in south-central England. Its council is based in the town of High Wycombe.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by the merger of the Municipal Borough of High Wycombe with Marlow Urban District and Wycombe Rural District.

Constituent parts

The Wycombe District Council area comprises:

Civil parishes

There are 28 civil parishes including 2 where a Parish Meeting is held in lieu of a Parish Council.

Sports clubs

High Wycombe is home to Wycombe Wanderers F.C.; within the district's boundaries are the homes of Marlow F.C., Marlow United F.C., Risborough Rangers F.C. and Marlow Rugby Club.

Other Languages
български: Уикъмб (община)
dansk: Wycombe
Deutsch: Wycombe
español: Wycombe
français: Wycombe
한국어: 위컴 구
italiano: Wycombe
lietuvių: Vikomas
Nederlands: Wycombe
norsk: Wycombe
polski: Wycombe
română: Wycombe
русский: Уиком
中文: 威科姆區