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East Grinstead, West Sussex

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East Grinstead, West Sussex

East Grinstead is a town and civil parish in the northeastern corner of Mid Sussex, West Sussex in England near the East Sussex, Surrey, and Kent borders. It lies 27 miles south of London, 21 miles north northeast of Brighton, and 38 miles east northeast of the county town of Chichester. The civil parish covers an area of 2,443.45 hectares and had a population of 23,942 persons in the 2001 census.
DistrictMid Sussex
Administrative CountyWest Sussex
Traditional CountySussex
OS GridTQ3938
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionSouth East
Police AuthoritySussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Sussex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityWest Sussex
Ambulance AuthoritySouth East Coast
Dialling code01342
Population23,942 2001 Census

Other names by which East Grinstead, West Sussex has been known in the past

East Gren Stead ~ Grinstead ~ Grinstead East

East Grinstead, West Sussex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

East Grinstead, market town and par. with ry. sta., E. Sussex, 14 miles NE. of Horsham and 32 miles S. of London -- par., 1506 ac., pop. 6918; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Thursday.

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