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Harlow, Essex

Harlow is a new town and local government district in Essex, England. It is located in the west of the county and on the border with Hertfordshire, on the Stort Valley, The town is near the M11 motorway and forms part of the London commuter belt. The district has a current population of 78,889 (2010 estimate).
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL4509
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityEssex

Other names by which Harlow, Essex has been known in the past


Harlow, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Harlow.-- market town and par. with ry. sta., W. Essex, 8 miles SW. of Bishop Stortford and 24½ miles NE. of London, 4022 ac., pop. 2482; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-days, Wednesday and Saturday; is noted for its annual fair called "Harlow Bush Fair".

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