South East Lincolnshire covers the combined areas of South Holland District and Boston Borough, takes in just over 1,100 square kilometres of flat, fertile and intensively farmed land, and is home to 143,600 people. The area includes:
- two historic towns (Boston and Spalding) which are each home to more than 30,000 people;
- six small towns/larger villages – Crowland, Donington, Holbeach, Kirton, Long Sutton and Sutton Bridge; and
- more than sixty smaller settlements.
South East Lincolnshire is shown on the map below.