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Hebden Bridge, Calderdale

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Hebden Bridge, Calderdale

Hebden Bridge is a market town within the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England. It forms part of the Upper Calder Valley and lies 8 miles (13 km) west of Halifax and 14 miles (21 km) north east of Rochdale, at the confluence of the River Calder and the River Hebden (Hebden Water). A 2004 profile of the Calder Valley ward, covering Hebden Bridge, Old Town, and part of Todmorden, estimated the population at 11,549. The population of the town itself is approximately 4,500.
Administrative CountyCalderdale
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSD9827
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Ambulance AuthorityYorkshire
Dialling code01422
Populationapprox 4,500

Hebden Bridge, Calderdale in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hebden Bridge, town with ry. sta., Halifax par., on river Hebden, N. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 4 miles NE. of Todmorden sta. and 8 miles NW. of Halifax, pop. 5007; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper; has mfrs. of cotton, silk, calicoes, and fustians; it has also dyeworks and iron foundries.

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