Place:Harrogate District, North Yorkshire, England

NameHarrogate District
Alt namesBorough of Harrogatesource: wikipedia
TypeDistrict municipality
Coordinates53.99°N 1.54°W
Located inNorth Yorkshire, England     (1974 - )
Also located inYorkshire, England    
NOTE: In common parlance, the Harrogate District is spoken of as "Harrogate" or the "Borough of Harrogate". In order to differentiate Yorkshire local government districts formed in 1974 from other types of districts employed earlier in the county and from smaller places still in existence, here in WeRelate the word "District" has been added to all modern govenment districts outside a metropolitan borough.

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The Borough of Harrogate is a local government district and borough of North Yorkshire, England. Its council is based in the town of Harrogate but it also includes surrounding towns and villages. It is the most populous district of North Yorkshire with an estimated population of 158,700 in 2011.

Modern Local Area

The district was formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of

On 1 April 1996 the four following parishes were transferred from the district to become part of the new York unitary authority:

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