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Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

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Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

Broxbourne is a commuter town in the Broxbourne borough of Hertfordshire in the East of England with a population of 13,298 in 2001. It is located 17.1 miles (27.5 km) north north-east of Charing Cross in London and about a mile (1.6 km) north of Wormley and south of Hoddesdon. The town is near to the River Lea which forms the boundary with Essex and is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north of the M25 motorway. West of the town are Broxbourne Woods, a National Nature Reserve.
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL3607
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01992

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

Broxbourn ~ Broxburn ~ Brochesborne

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

Broxbourn, par. and township with ry. sta., SE. Herts, 4½ miles N. of Waltham Abbey -- par., 4535 ac. (51 water), pop. 3466; township, 1932 ac. (22 water), pop. 785; P.O., T.O.; contains seat of Broxbourn Bury.

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