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Caterham, Surrey

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Caterham, Surrey

Caterham is a town in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England. The town is geographically divided into two sections: Caterham on the Hill and Caterham Valley that includes the main town centre. The town lies close to the A22, 21 miles from Guildford and a few miles south of Croydon, in a valley cut into the dip slope of the North Downs. Caterham on the Hill is above the western side of the valley. The resident population of Caterham is 20,957 people.
Post townCaterham
Administrative CountySurrey
Traditional CountySurrey
OS GridTQ3355
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySurrey
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01883

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

Caterham Valley

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

Caterham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., E. Surrey, 7 miles S. of Croydon, 2438 ac., pop. 6259; P.O., T.O.; has barracks for recruits of the Foot Guards.

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