Stansted Mountfitchet is a village and civil parish in Uttlesford district in the county of Essex, England, near the Hertfordshire border, north of London. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 5,533. The village is served by Stansted Mountfitchet railway station.
Stansted Mountfitchet is situated in north west Essex near the Hertfordshire border and 3 miles (5 km) north of Bishops Stortford. Stansted Airport is from the village. The village has two primary schools (Bentfield Primary School and St Mary's (C of E) Primary School), and one high school which was renamed the Forest Hall School in September, 2013.