East Hampshire

East Hampshire

East Hampshire District

Shown within Hampshire
Status: District
Region: South East England
Admin. County: Hampshire
- Total
Ranked 97th
514.44 km²
Admin. HQ: Petersfield
ONS code: 24UC
- Total ()
- Density

/ km²
Ethnicity: 98.3% White

East Hampshire District Council
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
MPs: James Arbuthnot, Michael Mates

East Hampshire is a local government district in Hampshire, England. Its council is based in Petersfield.

The district was originally to be known as the District Council of Petersfield. It comprised 42 seats and first met on 18 June 1973. For ten months it operated alongside the councils that it was formed to replace: the Alton and Petersfield urban districts along with Alton Rural District and Petersfield Rural District.

On 8 October 1973 the new council changed its name to the current East Hampshire District Council (or EHDC as it is usually known).

On 1 April 1974 the old councils were dissolved, leaving only EHDC.

Settlements and Parishes

Settlements in East Hampshire include:

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