Place:Hyde, Cheshire, England

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NameHyde
TypeTown, Borough
Coordinates53.45°N 2.083°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoTameside (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
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Hyde is a town which since 1974 has been in the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester, England. As of the 2001 census, the town had a population of 31,253. Prior to 1974 it was in Cheshire, it is 5 miles (8.0 km) northeast of Stockport, 6.3 miles (10.1 km) west of Glossop and 7.0 miles (11.3 km) east of Manchester.

Hyde was incorporated as a municipal borough of Cheshire in 1881, which covered the parishes of Hyde, Godley and Newton, along with part of Compstall. In 1936 the borough was extended by the annexation of the civil parish of Hattersley and part of the civil parish of Matley from Tintwistle Rural District. The whole of the municipal borough became part of the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Hyde.

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