Yaxham St. Peter
|Area||6.64 km2 (2.56 sq mi)|
|Population||677 (2001 census)|
|• Density||102/km2 (260/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Yaxham is a village and civil parish in centre of the English county of Norfolk. The parish includes the village of Yaxham, together with the neighbouring community of Clint Green. Together, they lay some 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Dereham and 20 miles (32 km) west of Norwich.
The civil parish has an area of 6.64 km2 (2.56 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 677 in 290 households, the population increasing to 722 in 340 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Breckland.
Yaxham Mill is the now the location of the local Indian Restaurant. There are several other holiday cottages for rent in and around the village as well as a range of small businesses, covering Complementary Therapies, IT, Photography, Podiatry, Public Relations and Social Housing.
Yaxham railway station in the village is on the Mid-Norfolk Railway, a heritage railway running between the historic market towns of Wymondham and Dereham. The Yaxham Light Railway can also be found adjacent to the railway station.
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