Huddersfield Town Hall
|Location within West Yorkshire|
|Population||162,949 (2011 Census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||HD1-5, HD7-8|
Huddersfield was the birthplace for the Labour Party prime minister, Harold Wilson. It is also known for its football team, who were the first team to win the Football League first division title three years in a row (1924-26).
Huddersfield had 162,949 residents at the 2011 census. It sits close to the Pennines, 14 miles (23 km) south-west of Leeds, 12 miles (19 km) west of Wakefield, 23 miles (37 km) north-west of Sheffield and 24 miles (39 km) north-east of Manchester.
References[change | change source]
- E.A. Hilary Haigh ed. 1992. Huddersfield: a most handsome town – aspects of the history and culture of a West Yorkshire town. Kirklees MC, Huddersfield, pp. 704.
- "Denis Kilcommons: Huddersfield is the 11th biggest town in Britain". The Huddersfield Daily Examiner. 4 June 2013. Retrieved 21 May 2014.
- "Britain's 20 biggest towns". The Telegraph. 18 August 2011. Retrieved 21 May 2014.