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Rusthall Quick Facts .

Name meaning:

From Anglo-Saxon "Rusteuuellæ" basically means 'rusty well' (see our History page for more detail)


Earliest record from the 8th Century (in a grant of land from King Ecgberht II of Kent to Diora, Bishop of Rochester)

Estalished as a civil parish:

23 February 2011


4,976 at the 2011 census (estimated 4,996 in 2020)


2,076 at the 2011 census

Total land area:

0.663 square miles (1.716 square kilometers) or 424 acres (172.5 hectares)

Common Land area:

6.7 acres (2.7 hectares)

Dialing code:


Postal code:


Rusthall Parish Council Home

Map reproduced with the kind permission of Rusthall Local History Group. Printed copies are available on request.