|• 1911||29,750 acres (120.4 km2)|
|• 1961||29,749 acres (120.39 km2)|
|• Origin||rural sanitary district|
|• Succeeded by||Maelor Rural District|
|Government||Overton Rural District Council (1894–1953)|
Maelor Rural District Council (1953–1974)
|• Type||Civil parishes|
Overton Rural District was formed by the Local Government Act 1894 which created numerous administrative areas around the country. The district was located in an exclave of Flintshire known as English Maelor, surrounded by Cheshire, Denbighshire and Shropshire.
It consisted of eleven civil parishes:
- Bangor on Dee
Overton Rural District was renamed Maelor Rural District in 1953.