Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Buckinghamshire » Amersham, Buckinghamshire - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Local area map loading...

Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Amersham is a market town and civil parish within Chiltern district in Buckinghamshire, England, 27 miles north west of London, in the Chiltern Hills. It is part of the London commuter belt. Amersham is split into two distinct areas: Old Amersham, set in the valley of the River Misbourne, which contains the 13th century parish church of St. Mary's and several old pubs and coaching inns; and Amersham-on-the-Hill, which grew rapidly around the railway station in the early part of the 20th century.
DistrictChiltern
Post townAMERSHAM
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire
Traditional CountyBuckinghamshire
OS GridSU9698
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityThames Valley
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBuckinghamshire
Ambulance AuthoritySouth Central
Dialling code01494
Population17,719
 

Other names by which Amersham, Buckinghamshire has been known in the past

Agmondesham ~ Agmundesham ~ Ammersham ~ Elmnodesham ~ Elmodesham

Amersham, Buckinghamshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Amersham, par., civ. par., and town, E. Bucks, 12 miles SE. of Aylesbury -- par., 7969 ac., pop. 3001; civ. par., 6119 ac., pop. 2500; P.O., T.O. Mkt.-day, Tuesday.

Your comments about Amersham, Buckinghamshire

What do you know about Amersham, Buckinghamshire? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus