Herne Bay

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Herne Bay
Herne Bay Pier 027.jpg
Herne Bay
Population35,188 (2001 Census)
OS grid referenceTR177681
• London67mi
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHERNE BAY
Postcode districtCT6
Dialling code01227
PoliceKent
FireKent
AmbulanceSouth East Coast
UK Parliament
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Herne Bay is a small seaside town in Kent, South East England. It is about 108 km (67 mi) from London. The town has a population of about 35,000. It is near Canterbury, Whitstable and the historic villages of Herne and Reculver. Up until 1978, the town had the second-longest pier in the United Kingdom. However, in 1987 it was destroyed by a storm.