Malton is a market town, civil parish as well as selecting ward in North Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the North Riding of Yorkshire, the town is the place of the workplaces of Ryedale District Council as well as has a population of around 13,000 individuals, gauged for both the civil church and also the electoral ward at the 2011 Census as 4,888. It is located to the north of the River Derwent which develops the historic limit in between the North as well as East Ridings of Yorkshire. Encountering Malton on the other side of the Derwent is Norton. The Karro Food Group (formerly known as Malton Bacon Factory), Malton bus station and also Malton railway station lie in Norton-on-Derwent. Malton is the local area's commercial and retail centre. In the town centre there are tiny typical independent stores and high road names. The marketplace location has actually lately ended up being a conference location with a number of coffee shop and also cafés opening up throughout the day to complement the general public houses. Malton was elected among the best locations to reside in Britain by The Sunday Times in both the 2017 and also 2018 checklists.