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Linthwaite (known as Linfit in the local community) is a village in West Yorkshire, England. It is situated 4 miles (6 km) west of Huddersfield, on the A62 in the Colne Valley. The village together with Blackmoorfoot had a population of 3,835 according to the 2001 census. The River Colne, Huddersfield Narrow Canal, the Huddersfield to Manchester rail line and A62 main road all pass near to the village.
|Traditional County||Yorkshire, West Riding|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Police Authority||West Yorkshire|
Linthwaite, Kirklees in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Linthwaite, township, Almondbury par., S. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, on river Colne and Manchester Canal, on SW. side and partly in bor. of Huddersfield, 1320 ac., pop. 6068; P.O.; has mfrs. of woollens.
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