Wakefield Directory

Wakefield is the main settlement and administrative centre of the City of Wakefield, a metropolitan district of West Yorkshire, England. Located by the River Calder on the eastern edge of the Pennines, the urban area is 2,062 hectares (5,100 acres) and had a population of 76,886 in 2001.

Wakefield includes the former outlying villages of Alverthorpe, Thornes, Sandal, Agbrigg, Lupset,Kettlethorpe, Newton Hill and Flanshaw.