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. The town is twinned with Husum, Germany.
Kidderminster town centre, with the Town Hall, fronted by a statue of Sir Rowland Hill.
|Area||16.25 km2 (6.27 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,417/km2 (8,850/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||131.1 miles (211.0 km) SE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||DY10, DY11|
|Fire||Hereford and Worcester|
|Website||Kidderminster Town Council|
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.