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Yeovil (/ˈjoʊvɪl/ YOH-vil) is a town and civil parish in south Somerset, England with a population of 45,000. The town lies within the local district of South Somerset and the Yeovil parliamentary constituency, situated at the southern boundary of Somerset, 130 miles (210 km) from London, 40 miles (64 km) south of Bristol and 30 miles (48 km) from Taunton. It has palaeolithic remains, was on an old Roman road and was recorded in the Domesday Book as the town of Givele or Ivle, and later became a centre for the glove-making industry. During the Middle Ages the population of the town suffered from the Black Death and several serious fires. In the 20th century it developed into a centre of the aircraft and defence industries, which made it a target for bombing in the Second World War, with one of the largest employers being Westland Aircraft. Additionally, the Fleet Air Arm has a station RNAS Yeovilton (HMS Heron), the primary base of the Royal Navy's Westland Lynx and Sea King helicopters, several miles north of the town and is a major local employer (Ministry of Defence). Several other manufacturing and retail companies also have bases in the town. Plans have been proposed for various regeneration projects in the town. Yeovil Country Park, which includes Ninesprings, is one of several open spaces in the town. There are a range of educational, cultural and sporting facilities. Religious sites include the 14th-century Church of St John the Baptist. It is on the A30 and A37 roads and has two railway stations on two separate railway lines. Yeovil Pen Mill is on the Bristol to Weymouth line served by First Great Western train operating company services, whilst Yeovil Junction is on the London Waterloo to Exeter line served by South West Trains. There is also a small railway museum.

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Facts and Stats for Yeovil*

  • Pollution Statistics in Yeovil

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    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
  • Yeovil: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Yeovil for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Yeovil.

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Yeovil - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 97.06 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 3.45 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 66.61 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 15 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 49.7 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Yeovil

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Yeovil

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.64 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 110.59 USD

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