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Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

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Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

Potters Bar is a town in the Hertsmere borough of Hertfordshire, England, located 18 miles north of Central London. In 2001 it had a population of 21,639. The town originated in the early 13th century and remained a small settlement until the arrival of the Great Northern Railway in 1850. It is part of the London commuter belt.
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTL2501
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01707

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

Potters Bar, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., South Mimms par., Middlesex - dist., pop. 1267; vil., on NE. border of co., 12¾ miles N. of London by rail and 3 miles N. of Barnet; P.O., T.O.

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