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Highbridge, Somerset

Highbridge is a small market town situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels near the mouth of the River Brue. It is in the County of Somerset, and is approximately 20 miles north west of Taunton, the county town of Somerset. Highbridge is in the District of Sedgemoor, being situated approximately 7 miles north of Bridgwater, the district's administrative centre.
DistrictSedgemoor
Post townHIGHBRIDGE
Administrative CountySomerset
Traditional CountySomerset
OS GridST3247
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityAvon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Fire and Rescue AuthorityDevon and Somerset
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Western
Dialling code01278
Population4,606 (Census 2001)
 

Highbridge, Somerset in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Highbridge.-- eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Burnham par., mid. Somerset--dist., pop. 1643; vil., on river Brue, 6 miles N. of Bridgwater; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 1 newspaper.

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