Leicestershire is a county in England with a population of 1,031,281 ranking it at position 21st in terms of population among the Counties in England. It has an area of 1,974 km2 with a population density of 522 people per km2. It is bordered by the following counties; Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire. Leicester is the only city in this county.  This article contains a list of Leicestershire Towns and Villages. In terms of Districts, Leicestershire is made up of the following Districts:

DISTRICT POPULATION AREA (km2) POPULATION DENSITY
1 City of Leicester 348,318 73 4,771
3 Charnwood 179,412 279 643
4 Hinckley and Bosworth 110,115 115 958
5 North West Leicestershire 98,603 279 353
6 Blaby 97,718 131 746
7 Harborough 90,401 592 153
8 Oadby and Wigston 55,813 24 2,326
9 Melton 50,901 481 106
TOTAL 1,031,281 1,974 522

 

Location of Leicestershire Towns and Villages

Location of Leicestershire Towns and Villages

The following is a list of Leicestershire Towns and Villages in order of Population. Cities are indicated in Bold. The population data is from the census of 2011.

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TOWN/VILLAGE POPULATION STATUS
1 Leicester 348,318 City
2 Loughborough 59,654 Town
3 Hinckley 45,257 Town
4 Coalville 34,587 Town
5 Wigston 32,854 Town
6 Melton Mowbray 27,657 Town
7 Oadby 23,564 Town
8 Market Harborough 22,548 Town
9 Braunstone Town 16,514 Town
10 Ashby-de-la-Zouch 13,754 Town
11 Shepshed 13,547 Town
12 Birstall 12,254 Village
13 Syston 11,574 Town
14 Earl Shilton 10,124 Town
15 Glenfield 9,687 Village
16 Thurmaston 9,668 Village
17 Lutterworth 9,354 Town
18 Barwell 8,745 Village
19 Whitwick 8,695 Village
20 Mountsorrel 8,254 Village
21 Sileby 7,845 Village
22 South Wigston 7,458 Village
23 Groby 6,784 Village
24 Whetstone 6,559 Village
25 Anstey 6,531 Village
26 Castle Donington 6,487 Village
27 Countesthorpe 6,359 Village
28 Enderby 6,354 Village
29 Blaby 6,195 Village
30 Glen Parva 6,157 Village
31 Markfield 5,694 Village
32 Barrow upon Soar 5,659 Village
33 Measham 5,247 Village
34 Quorn 5,178 Village
35 Fleckney 4,895 Village
36 Kirby Muxloe 4,587 Village
37 Ratby 4,458 Village
38 Thringstone 4,365 Village
39 Hugglescote 4,157 Village
40 Rothley 3,847 Village
41 Ashby Woulds 3,784 Village
42 Stoney Stanton 3,751 Village
43 Great Glen 3,654 Village
44 Desford 3,648 Village
45 Bagworth 3,548 Village
46 Cosby 3,548 Village
47 Bottesford 3,547 Village
48 Kegworth 3,524 Village
49 Asfordby 3,287 Village
50 Newbold Verdon 3,021 Village
51 Barlestone 2,457 Village
52 Sapcote 2,448 Village
53 Queniborough 2,326 Village
54 Market Bosworth 2,184 Town
55 Ellistown 2,154 Village
56 Ravenstone 2,154 Village
57 Scraptoft 1,824 Village
58 Hathern 1,820 Village
59 Stoke Golding 1,784 Village
60 Long Whatton 1,754 Village
61 Woodhouse Eaves 1,502 Village
62 Broughton 1,452 Village
63 Witherley 1,387 Village
64 Wymeswold 1,295 Village
65 Coleorton 1,187 Village
66 Husbands Bosworth 1,154 Village
67 Newtown Linford 1,125 Village
68 Rearsby 1,095 Village
69 Appleby Magna 1,086 Village
70 Peckleton 1,065 Village
71 Great Bowden 1,024 Village
72 Sharnford 1,004 Village
73 Gilmorton 975 Village
74 Breedon on the Hill 957 Village
75 Heather 947 Village
76 Shackerstone 924 Village
77 Billesdon 904 Village
78 Ullesthorpe 900 Village
79 Twycross 850 Village
80 Higham on the Hill 842 Village
81 Thurcaston 804 Village
82 Gaddesby 762 Village
83 Dunton Bassett 761 Village
84 Belton 736 Village
85 Packington 736 Village
86 Great Easton 675 Village
87 Diseworth 674 Village
88 Wymondham 632 Village
89 Stanton 631 Village
90 Claybrooke Magna 617 Village
91 Tilton on the Hill 605 Village
92 Normanton le Heath 599 Village
93 North Kilworth 598 Village
94 Hoby with Rotherby 596 Village
95 Cossington 594 Village
96 Hallaton 594 Village
97 Thrussington 586 Village
98 Leire 584 Village
99 Frisby on Wreake 554 Village
100 Sutton Cheney 538 Village
101 Croxton Kerrial 532 Village
102 Ab Kettleby 531 Village
103 Elmesthorpe 524 Village
104 South Kilworth 519 Village
105 Nailstone 518 Village
106 Sproxton 482 Village
107 Foxton 475 Village
108 Medbourne 472 Village
109 Bitteswell 454 Village
110 Burton Lazars 451 Village
111 Stapleton 425 Village
112 Garthorpe 418 Village
113 East Langton 394 Village
114 Buckminster 387 Village
115 Kirby Bellars 374 Village
116 Ashby Magna 354 Village
117 Arnesby 344 Village
118 Muston 334 Village
119 Horninghold 319 Village
120 Tur Langton 319 Village
121 Aston Flamville 315 Village
122 Barkby 315 Village
123 Knossington 315 Village
124 Saddington 315 Village
125 Wanlip 305 Village
126 Grimston 294 Village
127 Walton on Wolds 284 Village
128 Belvoir 264 Village
129 South Croxton 261 Village
130 Drayton 254 Village
131 Osbaston 254 Village
132 Freeby 247 Village
133 Gaulby 245 Village
134 Shearsby 245 Village
135 Charley 239 Village
136 Loddington 234 Village
137 Swithland 234 Village
138 Ashby Parva 233 Village
139 Skeffington 226 Village
140 Theddingworth 218 Village
141 Peatling Magna 215 Village
142 Cotesbach 214 Village
143 Goadby 214 Village
144 Gumley 214 Village
145 Claybrooke Parva 201 Village
146 Thorpe Langton 201 Village
147 Catthorpe 178 Village
148 Illston on the Hill 175 Village
149 Cadeby 168 Village
150 Shawell 163 Village
151 Slawston 149 Village
152 Glooston 148 Village
153 Lowesby 124 Village
154 Keyham 117 Village
155 Beeby 115 Village
156 Owston 113 Village
157 Allexton 85 Village

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