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First Bus Huddersfield: Here you are able to look at a map of first bus Huddersfield showing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is around three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Make use of the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) functions on the map, if you need to get more details.

First Bus Huddersfield Map: Here you may check out a map of first bus Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is positioned between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be reached via the M62 motorway, it is around 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Potted History: A large and historic market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, Huddersfield is actually the 11th largest town (not including cities) in the UK, having a population of just over 168,000. The town is placed midway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and it is 190 miles from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre of the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the most populous town in that borough. It stands in the valleys of the rivers Holme and Colne and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town near the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a largely industrial area, famous over the years for the production of wool, sheet metal, chemicals, textiles and electric motors. Huddersfield was the scene of some unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when the Luddites, fearful of losing their livelihood on account of the march of mechanisation, demolished machines and mills and even went as far as killing mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Regardless of the predominance or industry and manufacturing the largest employer in the town nowadays is the University.

The area has been the site of settlements for upwards of four thousand years, starting with Neolithic man and moving on through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to the present day. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, an Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack Lane (Outlane). Huddersfied was recorded in the Domesday Book (compiled in 1086) where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a long sporting tradition and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which occurred at the George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). The same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded soon after in 1908 and presently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they were winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and three league titles on the trot.

The area has been the birthplace of quite a few noteworthy Huddersfield such as Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer), Derek Ibbotson, film actor James Mason and Harold Wilson (PM).

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

Among the many places surrounding Huddersfield are: Mirfield, Slaithwaite, Brackenhall, Paddock, Honley, Primrose Hill, Golcar, Crossland Moor, Waterloo, Milnsbridge, Highburton, Kirkburton, Kirkheaton, Dewsbury, Oakes Marsh, Hillhouse, Lindley, Almondbury, Barkisland, Newsome, Birkby, Armitage Bridge, Fenay Bridge, South Crosland, Holywell Green, Linthwaite, Moldgreen, Southgate, Marsh, Brighouse, Blackmoorfoot, Outlane, Longwood, Fartown, Deighton, Tandem, Berry Brow, Elland, Ainley Top, Farnley Tyas, Lockwood.

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