Place:Hertford, Hertfordshire, England

Alt namesHeorotfordsource: Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 236
Heortfordsource: Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 236
Heorutfordsource: Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 236
Hertfordesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 137
Herutfordsource: Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 236
TypeTown, Parish, Borough (municipal)
Coordinates51.8°N 0.083°W
Located inHertfordshire, England
See alsoEast Hertfordshire (district), Hertfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Hertford is the county town of Hertfordshire, England, and is also a civil parish in the East Hertfordshire district of the county. Forming a civil parish, the 2001 census put the population of Hertford at about 24,180. Recent estimates are that it is now around 28,000. The name is Anglo Saxon and means the ford frequented by harts or stags.

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