Whorwelsdown is one of the hundreds of Wiltshire, situated in the west of the county, adjacent to the border with Somerset. It is bounded to the north-west by Bradford Hundred; to the north and east by Melksham Hundred; to the south-east by Heytesbury Hundred; to the south by Westbury Hundred; and to the west by Somerset. It had a total population of 11,157 in 2011.
It comprises the ancient parishes of:
*: In Melksham hundred.
|Hundreds of Wiltshire|
Alderbury • Amesbury • Bradford • Branch and Dole • Calne • Cawden and Cadworth • Chalk • Chippenham • Downton • Dunworth • Elstub and Everley • Frustfield • Heytesbury • Highworth, Cricklade and Staple • Kingsbridge • Kinwardstone • Malmesbury • Melksham • Mere • North Damerham • Potterne and Cannings • Ramsbury • Selkley • South Damerham • Swanborough • Underditch (including Salisbury) • Warminster • Westbury • Whorwelsdown