Pool in Wharfedale is a village and civil parish in the Lower Wharfedale area, 10 miles north of Leeds city centre and 2 miles east of Otley. It is in the City of Leeds metropolitan borough, West Yorkshire and within the historic boundaries of the West Riding of Yorkshire. It is in the LS21 (Otley) postcode district. It has an electorate of 1,785. The Parish Council has 9 members and employs a part time clerk and part time lengthsman.
The Parish Council is responsible for many environmental improvements and holds several civic events annually not least of which is the awarding of the Honorary Citizenship at our Annual Civic Service.