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Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

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Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire

Waltham Cross is the most southeasterly town in Hertfordshire, England. It is 12 miles from the City of London and immediately north of the M25 motorway, forming part of the Greater London Urban Area and London commuter belt. Whilst much of the town is located within Hertfordshire, part of Waltham Cross is located within the administrative area of Greater London to the south.
DistrictBroxbourne
Post townWALTHAM CROSS
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL3500
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01992
Population10,000 [citation needed]
 

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

Waltham Cross, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Cheshunt par., Herts, in SE. of co., on S. side and wholly in town of Cheshunt, pop. 3391; P.O., T.O.; takes its name from a "Queen Eleanor's cross" of Edward I., restored in 1833; the sta. serves for the town of Waltham Abbey (in Essex), 1 mile E.

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