Axbridge is a village in Somerset, England, in the Sedgemoor area on the River Axe, near the southerly edge of the Mendip Hills. The town's population according to the 2011 census was 2,057. The community council (which is a parish council) has obligation for neighborhood concerns. The town council reviews neighborhood planning applications and also works with the regional authorities, district council policemans, and also neighbourhood watch teams on issues of crime, security and website traffic. The community council also starts tasks for the maintenance and repair of parish facilities, and also seeks advice from the area council on the upkeep, repair service as well as improvement of freeways, drain, walkways, public transport as well as street cleaning. Preservation matters (including trees and listed buildings) and also environmental concerns are likewise the duty of the council. Each year participants of the town council choose a mayor for the town. The community drops within the non-metropolitan district of Sedgemoor, which was formed on 1 April 1974, under the City Government Act 1972. It had been part of Axbridge Rural Area from 1894 to 1974, which was responsible for regional planning as well as building control, local roads, council real estate, environmental wellness, markets and also fairs, reject collection as well as recycling, burial grounds as well as crematoria, recreation services, parks and tourist. Somerset County Council is accountable for running the biggest and also most costly neighborhood services such as education and learning, social services, collections, highways, public transport, policing and fire solutions, trading criteria, garbage disposal and also critical preparation. The town is in Axevale selecting ward. Axbridge is one of the most heavily populated area yet the ward stretches south to Chapel Allerton. The complete ward population as taken at the 2011 census is 4,261. It is additionally part of the Wells county constituency stood for in the House of Commons. It chooses one MP by the first-past-the-post system of election. It is also part of the South West England constituency of the European Parliament, which elects six MEPs making use of the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.