Whitby Strand is a wapentake of the North Riding of Yorkshire. Adjacent wapentakes are Pickering Lythe to the south and west; and Langbaurgh to the north. Whitby Strand had a population of 18,460 in 2011.
The wapentake takes its name from the town of Whitby, which it contains.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
*: In Langbaurgh wapentake. Aislaby is sometimes included with the rest of Whitby in Whitby Strand.
Wapentakes of Yorkshire
East Riding: Buckrose • Dickering • Harthill • Holderness • Howdenshire • Ouse and Derwent • North Riding: Allertonshire • Birdforth • Bulmer • East Gilling • Hallikeld • Hang East • Hang West • Langbaurgh • Pickering Lythe • Ryedale • West Gilling • Whitby Strand • West Riding: Agbrigg and Morley (Agbrigg, Morley) • Ainsty • Barkston Ash • Claro • Osgoldcross • Skyrack • Staincliffe and Ewcross (Staincliffe, Ewcross) • Staincross • Strafforth and Tickhill