West Suffolk was an old county in the United Kingdom, being located in the East Region of the country. Bury St Edmunds was the headquarter town of this county, before it being abolished in 1974 and merged with the one of East Suffolk. The Suffolk County Council is located today at Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX..
The 1911 population census identified a population of 117.553 people living in West Suffolk. Before merging with the county of East Suffolk, a population census was made in 1971, estimating a population of 164.718 living in those parts of the UK. The airports that are found today nearby from Bury St Edmunds include: Norwich International Airport (47 miles from Bury St Edmunds), London Stansted Airport (49 miles from Bury St Edmunds) and London Southend Airport (82 miles from Bury St Edmunds). You can also decide to travel by car from Bury St Edmunds (West Suffolk) to London (70 miles distance).