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Church of St John the Baptist
Elton is located in County Durham
Population (2001 Census)
OS grid reference NZ 405 173
Civil parish
  • Elton
Unitary authority
  • Stockton-on-Tees
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Stockton-on-Tees
Postcode district TS21
Dialling code 01642
Police Durham
Fire County Durham and Darlington
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
  • Middlesbrough
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County Durham
54°32′56″N 1°22′59″W / 54.549°N 1.383°W / 54.549; -1.383

Elton is a village and civil parish in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees and ceremonial county of County Durham, England. It is situated a short distance to the west of Stockton-on-Tees.

St. John's Church is located in Elton. It is a Grade II listed building, and was built around 900 years ago.

A public house called The Sutton Arms has been in Elton for 122 years, but closed in 2021 following the retirement of its owners. It is currently under new ownership but there is no news on a potential time for its reopening.


The population of Elton as shown in the 2011 Census was 324.

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