North Hertfordshire

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North Hertfordshire District
Non-metropolitan district
North Hertfordshire shown within Hertfordshire
North Hertfordshire shown within Hertfordshire
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Constituent country England
Region East of England
Non-metropolitan county Hertfordshire
Status Non-metropolitan district
Admin HQ Letchworth
Incorporated 1 April 1974
Government
 • Type Non-metropolitan district council
 • Body North Hertfordshire District Council
 • Leadership Leader and Cabinet (Conservative)
 • MPs Oliver Heald
Peter Lilley
Stephen McPartland
Area
 • Total 144.9 sq mi (375.4 km2)
Area rank 108th (of 326)
Population (2011 est.)
 • Total 127,500
 • Rank 162nd (of 326)
 • Density 880/sq mi (340/km2)
 • Ethnicity[1] 91.4% White
4.0% S.Asian
1.9% Black
1.8% Mixed Race
0.9% Chinese or other
Time zone GMT (UTC0)
 • Summer (DST) BST (UTC+1)
ONS code 26UF (ONS)
E07000099 (GSS)
OS grid reference TL2355435083
Website www.north-herts.gov.uk

North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. Its council is based in Letchworth.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 by the amalgamation of the urban districts of Baldock, Hitchin, Letchworth, and Royston and the Hitchin Rural District.

From eastward clockwise, it borders the districts of East Hertfordshire, Stevenage, Welwyn Hatfield, St Albans in Hertfordshire, Central Bedfordshire, Luton, Central Bedfordshire again, and South Cambridgeshire.

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Coordinates: 52°00′N 0°12′W / 52.0°N 0.2°W / 52.0; -0.2