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Hillingdon, Hillingdon

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Hillingdon, Hillingdon

Hillingdon is a suburban area within the London Borough of Hillingdon, situated 14.2 miles (22.8 km) west of Charing Cross. It was an ancient parish in the county of Middlesex that originally included the market town of Uxbridge. During the 1920s Hillingdon experienced a rapid increase in population and was absorbed by Uxbridge Urban District in 1929. It has formed part of Greater London since 1965.
Post townUXBRIDGE
Administrative CountyHillingdon
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ0882
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionLondon
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020
 

Other names by which Hillingdon, Hillingdon has been known in the past

Hillendone

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

Hillingdon, par., township, and vil., Middlesex, on Grand Junction Canal, 2 miles SE. of Uxbridge and 14 W. of London--par., 4944 ac., pop. 12,641; township, 4845 ac., pop. 9295; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. are the seats of Hillingdon Court, Hillingdon Grove, Hillingdon House, Hillingdon Park, and Hillingdon Place.

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