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Egham, Surrey

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Egham, Surrey

Egham is a small town in the Runnymede borough of Surrey, in the south-east of England. It is part of the London commuter belt and Greater London Urban Area, and is about 20 miles south-west of central London on the River Thames and near junction 13 of the M25 motorway.
Post townEGHAM
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ0071
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01784
Population5,724 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Egham, Surrey has been known in the past

Egam ~ Eggum ~ Egeham

Egham, Surrey in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Egham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., W. Surrey, on right bank of river Thames, 1½ mile W. of Staines (with which it is connected by a bridge) and 21 W. of London, 7786 ac. (124 water), pop. 8692; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; Denham (17th century), the poet, lived in the vicarage; the par. contains Egham Park, seat, and the hamlet of Egham Wick.

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