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Oakworth is a village in West Yorkshire, England, near Keighley, by the River Worth. The name "Oakworth" indicates that the village was first established in a heavily wooded area. Oakworth railway station is on the route of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway and was a location in the film The Railway Children.
|Traditional County||Yorkshire, West Riding|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Police Authority||West Yorkshire|
Oakworth, Bradford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Oakworth, town with ry. sta., partly in Haworth par., but chiefly in Keighley par., West-Riding Yorkshire, 3 miles SW. of Keighley by rail, pop. 5762; P.O. Oakworth has mfrs. of cotton and worsted, and shares in the general prosperity of Keighley, of which it is practically an outgrowth.
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