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Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire

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Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire

Leighton Buzzard is a town in Bedfordshire, England near the Chiltern Hills and lying between Luton and Milton Keynes. It adjoins Linslade and the name Leighton Buzzard is sometimes used to refer to the combination of the two towns; parts of this article also apply to Linslade as well as Leedon. For local government purposes, the town is part of the Central Bedfordshire district and is administered jointly with Linslade as the civil parish of Leighton-Linslade.
Post townLEIGHTON BUZZARD
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridSP9225
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityBedfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01525
Population37,000
 

Other names by which Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire has been known in the past

Laighton Buserd ~ Leighton ~ Leighton Buzard

Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Leighton.-- ry. sta., 7 miles NW. of Dunstable, Bedfordshire. See LEIGHTON BUZZARD.

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