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Billericay, Essex

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Billericay, Essex

Billericay is a town and civil parish in the Basildon borough of Essex, England. It lies within the London Basin, has a population of around 60,000, and constitutes a commuter town 28 miles east of central London. The town has three secondary schools and a variety of open spaces. It is thought to have been occupied since the Bronze Ages.
DistrictBasildon
Post townBILLERICAY
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTQ6794
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Fire and Rescue AuthorityEssex
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01277
Population40,000
 

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

Bilerecay ~ Billerecay ~ Byliricay

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

Billericay, market town and eccl. dist., Great Burstead par., Essex, on an eminence, 4 miles E. of Brentwood ry. sta. and 9 miles SW. of Chelmsford, pop. 1418; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Tuesday.

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