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Huddersfield Fc: Down the page you'll be able to see a map of Huddersfield FC displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield is situated on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is roughly 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Employ the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) features on the map, if you need to get more details.

Huddersfield Fc Map: Above you are able to see a map of Huddersfield FC displaying locations in the town of Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, UK. Huddersfield is situated between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily reached via the M62 motorway, it is just over 3 miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the town centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Quick Guide: A historic and large market town located in the English county of West Yorkshire, UK, Huddersfield is presently the UK's eleventh largest town, having a population of about 168,000. The town is placed about halfway between the cities of Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and is 190 miles driving distance from London.

Huddersfield is the administrative centre for the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest urban area in this borough. Huddersfield lies in the valleys of 2 rivers, the River Colne and the River Holme and the confluence of these 2 rivers is just to the south of the town near the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a predominantly industrial town, famous over the years for the manufacture and production of chemicals, textiles, wool, sheet metal and electric motors. It was the scene of much unrest during the Industrial Revolution when Luddites, in fear of losing their livelihood as a consequence of greater mechanization, damaged mills and their machines and even went to the extreme of attacking and murdering mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. In spite of the predominance or industry the biggest employer in Huddersfield nowadays is the University.

The Huddersfield area has been settled for more than four thousand years, beginning 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 listed in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The Huddersfield of Huddersfield has a proud tradition of sporting excellence and is where Rugby League was born, which took place at Huddersfield's George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs broke away from the RFU in a disagreement over payments to players. The same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded later in 1908 and is presently in the Premier League (2017), they were victorious in the FA Cup in 1922 (at Stamford Bridge) and were also famous for winning 3 successive league titles in the 1920's.

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

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

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