High Street, Epsom
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|Epsom shown within Surrey|
|Area||18.04 km2 (6.97 sq mi)|
|Population||31,489 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,746/km2 (4,520/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||KT17 KT18 KT19|
|Ambulance||South East Coast|
|EU Parliament||South East England|
The town also gives it name to epsom salts which are found in mineral water here. By the end of the Georgian period (early 1800s) Epsom was a spa town. Some remains of this are its water pump, wells and exhibits in the town's museum. A housing estate has been built upon the wells in the south-west of the town.
References[change | change source]
- Key Statistics; Quick Statistics: Population Density United Kingdom Census 2011 Office for National Statistics Retrieved 11 July 2015
- "History". Epsom Downs Racecourse. Retrieved 11 July 2015.