Wivenhoe (/ˈwɪvənhoʊ/ WIV-ən-hoh) is a town and civil parish in north eastern Essex, England, approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) south east of Colchester. Historically Wivenhoe village, on the banks of the River Colne, and Wivenhoe Cross, on the future ground to the north, were two sever settlements but past considerable forward movement in the 19th century the two have merged.
At the 2011 census the town had a population of 7,637, compared as soon as 7,221 in 2001.
The town’s archives centres upon fishing, ship building and smuggling.
Much of subjugate Wivenhoe is as well as a designated conservation area, with many streets living thing of particular architectural interest.