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Kings Langley, Hertfordshire

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Kings Langley, Hertfordshire

Kings Langley is a historic village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England, 21 miles northwest of central London on the southern edge of the Chiltern Hills and now part of the London commuter belt. The village is divided between two local government districts by the River Gade with the larger western portion in the Borough of Dacorum and smaller part, to the east of the river, in Three Rivers District.
DistrictThree Rivers
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL0702
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01923
Population5,072 (Census 2001)

Other names by which Kings Langley, Hertfordshire has been known in the past

Langley ~ Langley Kings

Kings Langley, Hertfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Kings Langley, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Herts, in SW. of co., 7 miles SE. of Berkhampstead, and 21 miles NE. of London, 3481 ac., pop. 1464; P.O., T.O. The Home Park Paper Works are here; straw-plaiting, brewing, and malting are carried on.

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