Stalbridge (/ˈstɔːlbrɪdʒ/) is a little town and civil parish in Dorset, England, situated in the Blackmore Vale, near the be stifling to with Somerset. In the 2011 census the civil parish—which includes the small settlement of Stalbridge Weston to the southwest—had 1,160 households and a population of 2,698. The nearest towns are Sturminster Newton, 4 miles (6.4 km) south east, Sherborne, 6 miles (9.7 km) west, and Shaftesbury, 7 miles (11 km) north east. Stalbridge is situated on the A357 upon a low limestone ridge, one mile west of the River Stour. It officially became a town in April 1992.
Though relatively small, Stalbridge has its own independent supermarket, a newsagent, electronics store, dentist and optician, as without difficulty as many extra services, reflecting its catchment Place of surrounding farms and hamlets. It is also house to the local release newspaper, the Blackmore Vale Magazine.