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View from the top of Woodhouse Hill
Fartown shown within West Yorkshire
|Metropolitan county||West Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Fartown runs for approximately 1 mile (1.5 km) 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.
Huddersfield's Rugby League team now known as the Huddersfield Giants played at the St. John's Ground as did the Yorkshire County Cricket Club. The ground there now is little used for sporting events.