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Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

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Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Cheshunt is a town in the Borough of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England with a population of around 52,000 according to the United Kingdom's 2001 Census. It is a dormitory town and part of the Greater London Urban Area and London commuter belt served by Cheshunt railway station. The town is located 13 miles from Charing Cross, making it one of the closest parts of Hertfordshire to Central London.
Post townWaltham Cross
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL3502
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01992
Population51,998 (Census 2001)

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

Cestrehont ~ Cestrehunt

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

Cheshunt, town, par. and ry. sta., Herts, 5½ miles S. of Hertford, 8480 ac., pop. 7735: P.O., T.O.

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