Wakefield is a city by the River Calder, located within the City of Wakefield metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. Its population was 76,886 in 2001, of which 1,657 were prisoners. The boundaries of the actual city are subject to a wide range of definitionshttp://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/bound_map_page.jsp?first=true&u_id=10472878&c_id=10001043 Map of Historical Boundaries, and it is not clear what definition the census was using in its calculations.
Wakefield is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.
The Wakefield Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of the Wakefield section of The Bronx via the Harlem Line, and it is the last station on the line before it crosses into Westchester County, New York. It is 12.6 miles (20 km) from Grand Central Terminal and is located on East 241st Street. Though there is no direct connecting service at the station, six blocks from the station is the Wakefield–241st Street station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway (the northernmost station in the system).