Place:Uttlesford District, Essex, England

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NameUttlesford District
TypeDistrict municipality
Coordinates52.02°N 0.24°E
Located inEssex, England     (1974 - )
See alsoSaffron Walden, Essex, Englandurban district which merged into the district in 1974
Dunmow Rural, Essex, Englandrural district which merged into the district in 1974
Saffron Walden Rural, Essex, Englandrural district which merged into the district in 1974
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Uttlesford is a non-metropolitan local government district in Essex, England led by its council in a central town in the district, Saffron Walden, which is 38 miles (61 km) NNE of London. Its name is derived from the ancient Hundred of the same name. The district has a population of approximately 80,000 (2011 UK census), making a density of 320/sq mi (120/km2).

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the merger of

Apart from considerable agriculture, retail and office premises in towns, Uttlesford District includes London Stansted Airport, which is its largest employer.

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