North Hertfordshire

North Hertfordshire District
North Hertfordshire shown within Hertfordshire
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right, CC BY-SA 3.0
North Hertfordshire shown within Hertfordshire
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionEast of England
Non-metropolitan countyHertfordshire
StatusNon-metropolitan district
Admin HQLetchworth
Incorporated1 April 1974
Government
 • TypeNon-metropolitan district council
 • BodyNorth Hertfordshire District Council
 • LeadershipLeader and Cabinet (Labour-Liberal Democrat (council NOC))
 • MPsBim Afolami
Oliver Heald
Stephen McPartland
Area
 • Total144.9 sq mi (375.4 km2)
Area rank104th (of 309)
Population
 (mid-2019 est.)
 • Total133,570
 • Rank168th (of 309)
 • Density920/sq mi (360/km2)
 • Ethnicity[1]
91.4% White
4.0% S.Asian
1.9% Black
1.8% Mixed Race
0.9% Chinese or other
Time zoneUTC0 (GMT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (BST)
ONS code26UF (ONS)
E07000099 (GSS)
OS grid referenceTL2355435083
Websitewww.north-herts.gov.uk

North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. Its council is based in Letchworth.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the amalgamation of the urban districts of Baldock, Hitchin, Letchworth, and Royston and the Hitchin Rural District.

From eastward clockwise, it borders the districts of East Hertfordshire, Stevenage, Welwyn Hatfield, St Albans in Hertfordshire, Central Bedfordshire, Luton, Central Bedfordshire again, and South Cambridgeshire.

Towns

  • Baldock
  • Hitchin
  • Letchworth
  • Royston
  • Most of the Great Ashby development north east of Stevenage falls within North Hertfordshire.

Villages

  • Ashwell
  • Barley
  • Barkway
  • Bygrave
  • Caldecote
  • Clothall
  • Codicote
  • Graveley
  • Great Offley
  • Great Wymondley
  • Holwell
  • Ickleford
  • Kings Walden
  • Kimpton
  • Knebworth
  • Hexton
  • Hinxworth
  • Langley
  • Lilley
  • Little Wymondley
  • Kelshall
  • Newnham
  • Norton
  • Nuthampstead
  • Old Letchworth
  • Offley
  • Pirton
  • Preston
  • Radwell
  • Reed
  • Rushden
  • Sandon
  • St Ippollitts
  • St Paul's Walden
  • Therfield
  • Wallington
  • Walsworth
  • Weston
  • Willian
  • Whitwell

References

Coordinates:52°00′N 0°12′W / 52.0°N 0.2°W / 52.0; -0.2

Media files used on this page

FlagOfHertfordshire.PNG
Hertfordshire flag. The county flag of Hertfordshire registered by the Flag Institute
East of England districts 2011 map.svg
Author/Creator: Nilfanion, created using Ordnance Survey data, Licence: CC BY-SA 3.0

Map of the East of England region showing the administrative districts.

Equirectangular map projection on WGS 84 datum, with N/S stretched 160%

Geographic limits:

  • West: 0.8W
  • East: 1.8E
  • North: 53.1N
  • South: 51.4N
North Hertfordshire UK locator map.svg
Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right, CC BY-SA 3.0

Map of Hertfordshire, UK with North Hertfordshire highlighted.

Equirectangular map projection on WGS 84 datum, with N/S stretched 160%