Goole is a town, civil parish and inland harbor located at junction 36 off the M62 via the A614 and nearly 45 miles (72 km) from the North Sea at the confluence of the rivers Don and Ouse in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England, although historically within the West Riding of Yorkshire. Goole lies 19 miles (31 km) south of York and 29 miles (47 km) west of Hull.
According to the 2011 UK census, Goole parish had a population of 19,518, an increase on the 2001 UK census figure of 17,600.
The port, which is the UK’s furthest inland port, is extremely versatile and clever of handling nearly 2 million tonnes of cargo per annum, making it one of the most important ports upon the east coast of England.
Goole is twinned taking into consideration Złotów in Poland. Goole was informally twinned behind Gibraltar in the 1960s; at that time, Gibraltar Court was named in Goole and Goole Court was named in Gibraltar.