Rugeley

Rugeley (/ˈrli/ ROOJ-lee) is an industrial and market town in Cannock Chase District in Staffordshire, England.

Rugeley

Upper Brook Street, leading into Rugeley town centre
Rugeley
Location within Staffordshire
Population24,033 (2011)
OS grid referenceSK042180
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townRUGELEY
Postcode districtWS15
Dialling code01889
PoliceStaffordshire
FireStaffordshire
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Staffordshire
52.7599°N 1.9388°W / 52.7599; -1.9388
St. Augustine's Church, Rugeley

It lies on the north-eastern edge of Cannock Chase next to the River Trent, 7.9 miles (12.7 km) north of Lichfield, 9.8 miles (15.8 km) southeast of the county town of Stafford, 4.6 miles (7.4 km) northeast of Hednesford and 11.3 miles (18.2 km) southwest of Uttoxeter. At the 2011 census the population was 24,033.[1] Rugeley is twinned with Western Springs, Illinois and in July 1962 the towns made telephone history on national television when the chairman of Rugeley Urban District Council made the first telephone call via the new Telstar satellite to the Mayor of Western Springs.[2]