Hang West is a wapentake of the North Riding of Yorkshire. Surrounding wapentakes are Hang East to the east; West Gilling to the north; and to the south in the West Riding: Staincliffe and Ewcross and Claro. There is a short border with Westmorland to the west. Hang West had a population of 10,933 in 2011.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
*: Remainder in Hang East and East Gilling.
†: Remainder in Hang East.
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