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Huddersfield a Quick Guide: A historic and huge market town situated in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is currently the United Kingdom's eleventh largest town, housing a population of about 168,000. The town is placed halfway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and it is some 191 miles distance from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre for the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest settlement in that borough. Huddersfield lies in the valleys of the River Holme and the River Colne and the confluence of these two rivers is just to the south of the town adjacent to the University.

Huddersfield is a predominantly industrial town, recognized over the years for the manufacturing of textiles, wool, chemicals, electric motors and sheet metal. The town was the scene of some violent unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when a group of textile workers known as the Luddites, fearing the loss of their livelihood as a result of the threat of mechanization, demolished mills and weaving machinery and in some cases even attacked mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Despite the predominance or manufacturing the largest employer in the town these days is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been the site of settlements for more than 4,000 years, starting with Neolithic man and advancing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, an early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack (Outlane). Huddersfied was recorded in the Domesday Book (compiled in 1086) where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The town has a proud sporting tradition and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which took place at the George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU. Also in that year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their soccer club Huddersfield Town AFC was founded some years later in 1908 and at present holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they won the FA Cup in 1922 and also won 3 successive league titles (1923-24, 1924-25 and 1925-26).

The Huddersfield area has been the birthplace of many prominent Huddersfield such as James Mason, athlete Derek Ibbotson, Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer) and former PM Harold Wilson.

The dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the postcode district for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 and the Ordnance Survey grid reference is: SE145165.

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