Maidenhead

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Maidenhead
Maidenhead Bridge and River Thames - geograph.org.uk - 205285.jpg
Maidenhead on the River Thames
Population 78,000 (2001)
OS grid reference SU889811
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MAIDENHEAD
Postcode district SL6
Dialling code 01628
Police Thames Valley
Fire Royal Berkshire
Ambulance South Central
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Berkshire


Maidenhead is a town in England in Berkshire. About 60,000 people live in the town. The town is about 25 miles (41 kilometres) from London. It is named after a wharf that was built there in 1297. It lies on the River Thames.