Place:Fartown (near Huddersfield), West Riding of Yorkshire, England

NameFartown (near Huddersfield)
TypeVillage, Suburb
Coordinates53.662°N 1.781°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inWest Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Yorkshire, England    
See alsoHuddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandborough in which it was located until 1974
Kirklees, West Yorkshire, Englandmetropolitan borough covering the area since 1974
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Fartown is a district of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England that starts north of the town centre.

Fartown runs for approximately either side of the A641 main Huddersfield to Bradford Road. The district area stretches from the top of Woodhouse Hill to the Halifax Old Road with a population of 4,735 according to the 2001 Census.

Fartown currently has a multi-ethnic population with a significant percentage of people hailing from South Asian and West Indian backgrounds.

Two major hills are also situated in Fartown, Woodhouse Hill towards Sheepridge and York Avenue towards Cowcliffe. North Huddersfield Trust School is situated just off Woodhouse Hill.

Huddersfield's Rugby League club Huddersfield RLFC played at the Fartown Ground as did the Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The ground there now is little used for sporting events.

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