Charminster is a village and civil parish in west Dorset, England, situated on the River Cerne and A352 road 1 mile north of the county town Dorchester. In the 2011 census the parish had a population of 2,940 and also contains the hamlet of Charlton Down.
  • Population: 2,940
  • OS grid reference: SY680927
  • Unitary authority: Dorset
  • Shire county: Dorset
  • Region: South West
  • Country: England
  • Sovereign state: United Kingdom
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