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The Zone Huddersfield: Beneath you'll be able to view a map of the Zone Huddersfield featuring locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be easily reached via the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Make use of the zoom in (+) and zoom out (-) features on this map, to get more details.

The Zone Huddersfield Map: Here it is possible to see a map of the Zone Huddersfield revealing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is found on the A62 between Manchester and Leeds. Huddersfield can be easily accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is just over three miles from junction 24 of the M62 to the middle of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Review of Huddersfield: A historic and huge market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, in the UK, Huddersfield is currently the United Kingdom's eleventh largest town, being home to a population of close to 168,000 (2017). The town of Huddersfield is placed halfway between the cities of Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and is 191 miles distance from London.

Huddersfield is part of the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest urban area in this borough. It lies in the valleys of two rivers, the Holme and Colne and these 2 rivers meet to the south of the town near to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a predominantly industrial area, recognized over the years for the manufacturing of wool, chemicals, electric motors, sheet metal and textiles. Huddersfield was the scene of considerable violence and unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when Luddites, faced with losing their livelihood on account of increased mechanisation, demolished mills and their machines and even attacked and murdered mill owners, notably one William Horsfall. Despite the predominance or industry and manufacturing the biggest employer in Huddersfield at present is the University.

Huddersfield has been settled for over 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 Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill and a Roman fort at Slack Lane (Outlane). Huddersfied was recorded in the Domesday Book (written in 1086) where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

Huddersfield has a long sporting tradition and is where Rugby League was born, which happened at the George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when twenty two clubs split from the Rugby Football Union in a bitter dispute over payments to players. In the same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded in 1908 and is at present in the Premier League (2017), they won the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End) and also won three successive league titles (1923-1926).

The area has been the birthplace of many prominent Huddersfield including Hollywood actor James Mason, Harold Wilson, athlete Derek Ibbotson and Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer).

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

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

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