Place:Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England

Alt namesStigenacesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 138
TypeTown, Parish, Urban district
Coordinates51.911°N 0.208°W
Located inHertfordshire, England
See alsoBroadwater Hundred, Hertfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Stevenage District, Hertfordshire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Stevenage is a town and borough in Hertfordshire, England. It is situated to the east of the A1(M) motorway, and is between Letchworth Garden City to the north, and Welwyn Garden City to the south.

Stevenage is roughly 30 miles (50 km) north of central London. Its population has increased significantly over the last century: the population was 1,430 in 1801, 4,049 in 1901, 79,724 in 2001 and 84,651 in 2007. The largest increase occurred in the 1950s and 1960s, after Stevenage was designated a new town under the New Towns Act of 1946.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Stevenage. There is a long history section.

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