Kidderminster

Kidderminster (known locally as 'Kiddy') is a large market and historic minster town and civil parish in Worcestershire, England, 17 miles (27 km) south-west of Birmingham and 15 miles (24 km) north of Worcester. Located north of the River Stour and east of the River Severn, in the 2011 census, it had a population of 55,530.[1] The town is twinned with Husum, Germany.

Kidderminster

Kidderminster town centre, with the Town Hall, fronted by a statue of Sir Rowland Hill.
Kidderminster
Location within Worcestershire
Area16.25 km2 (6.27 sq mi)
Population55,530 (2011)[1]
 Density3,417/km2 (8,850/sq mi)
OS grid referenceSO831767
 London131.1 miles (211.0 km) SE
Civil parish
  • Kidderminster
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKIDDERMINSTER
Postcode districtDY10, DY11
Dialling code01562
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
UK Parliament
WebsiteKidderminster Town Council
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52.3885°N 2.2490°W / 52.3885; -2.2490

Situated in the far north of Worcestershire (and with its northern suburbs only 3 and 4 miles from the Staffordshire and Shropshire borders respectively), the town is the main administration centre for the wider Wyre Forest District, which includes the towns of Stourport-on-Severn and Bewdley, along with other outlying settlements.


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