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Huddersfield a Short Guide: A historic and huge market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, in the United Kingdom, Huddersfield is presently the 11th largest town in the United Kingdom, boasting a population of close to 168,000 (2017). The town is positioned midway between Manchester and Leeds being about 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and 20 miles south-west of Leeds and is 190 miles distance from London.

Huddersfield is part of the metropolitan borough of Kirklees and is the largest urban settlement in this borough. Huddersfield lies in the valleys of two rivers, the Colne and Holme and the confluence of these 2 rivers is just to the south of the town beside the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a primarily industrial area, renowned over the centuries for the production of chemicals, sheet metal, textiles, electric motors and wool. It was the scene of some violent unrest at the time of the Industrial Revolution when the Luddites, faced with losing their jobs on account of ever increasing mechanisation, wrecked weaving machinery and mills and even went as far as murdering mill owners. Regardless of the predominance or manufacturing and industry the biggest employer in Huddersfield nowadays is the University.

The area has been settled for more than four thousand years, starting with Neolithic man and progressing 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 (Outlane). Huddersfied was mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book where it was referred to as Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

The town has a proud tradition with regards to sports and is the home and birthplace of Rugby League, which came into being at the George Hotel on August 29th 1895, when 22 clubs split from the RFU in a disagreement over payments to players. Also in 1895 the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was established. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded 13 years later in 1908 and is presently in the Premier League (2017), Huddersfield Town were the winners of the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End 1-0) and were the first English club to win 3 successive league titles.

The town has been the birthplace of numerous noteworthy Huddersfield including James Mason, Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer), Harold Wilson and athlete Derek Ibbotson.

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

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

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