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Encyclopedia > City and District of St Albans
City and District of St Albans
St Albans
Shown within Hertfordshire
Geography
Status: Non-metropolitan district and City (1877)
Region: East of England
County: Hertfordshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 205th
161.18 km²
Admin. HQ: St Albans
ONS code: 26UG
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2005 est.)
- Density
Ranked 136th
133,500
828 / km²
Ethnicity: 93.1% White
3.3% S.Asian
1.0% Afro-Carib.
Politics
Arms of St Albans City & District Council
St Albans City & District Council
http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/
Leadership: Leader & Cabinet
Executive: Liberal Democrats
MPs: Anne Main (St Albans), Peter Lilley (Hitchin & Harpenden)

The City and District of St Albans is a local government district, in Hertfordshire, England. Image File history File links HertfordshireStAlbans. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... Non-metropolitan districts or commonly Shire districts are a type of local government district in England. ... Historically, city status was associated with the presence of a cathedral, such as York Minster. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... A shire county or non-metropolitan county in England, is a county level entity which is not a metropolitan county. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a list of districts of England ordered by area. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... St Albans is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... In physics, density is defined as mass m per unit volume V. For the common case of a homogeneous substance, it is expressed as: where, in SI units: ρ (rho) is the density of the substance, measured in kg·m-3 m is the mass of the substance, measured in kg... This is a list of districts of England ordered by population. ... Arms of St Albans City and District Council, Herts. ... The United Kingdom is divided into four parts, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... Anne Margaret Main (born Cardiff) is the Conservative MP for St Albans. ... St Albans is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The Right Honourable Peter Bruce Lilley (born August 23, 1943, Hayes, Kent) is a British MP. He currently represents the constituency of Hitchin and Harpenden and, prior to boundary changes, represented St Albans which was its predecessor seat. ... Hitchin and Harpenden is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Non-metropolitan districts or commonly Shire districts are a type of local government district in England. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ...


The district includes:

St Albans is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35. ... Harpenden is a town in the City and District of St Albans of Hertfordshire in the East of England. ... A parish is a type of administrative subdivision. ... Colney Heath is a small village south-east of St Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. ... Harpenden Rural is a civil parish in the City and District of St Albans in Hertfordshire, England, to the west of Harpenden parish itself. ... London Colney is a village in Hertfordshire, England. ... Redbourn is a village in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, roughly 5 miles from St Albans, Hemel Hempstead and Markyate, and 3 miles from Harpenden. ... Guido Renis archangel Michael (in the Capuchin church of Sta. ... St Stephen is a civil parish in the City and District of St Albans, Hertfordshire, England. ... Chiswell Green is a village near St Albans, Hertfordshire with a population of approximately 2,800, in the City and District of St Albans It is situated 2 miles south of St Albans on the A405 road. ... Bricket Wood is a village in the county of Hertfordshire, England, approximately three miles from St Albans. ... Sandridge is a small village between St Albans and Wheathampstead in Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom. ... Wheathampstead is a small village north of St Albans, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. ...

Naming

The district's irregular sounding name reflects its diverse nature, with two main urban areas and several villages: typically districts with the status of cities are known simply as Cities (for example the City of Peterborough or the City of York). Peterborough is a city in the East of England. ... This article is about the English city. ...


The district was created on April 1, 1974, as a merger of the borough and city of St Albans, the Harpenden urban district and most of St Albans Rural District. City status was inherited by the entire district [2], as may be determined from legislation and from the lack of charter trustees. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... St Albans is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35. ... Harpenden is a town in the City and District of St Albans of Hertfordshire in the East of England. ... In the British Isles an urban district was a type of local government district which covered an urbanised area. ... In the United Kingdom, Charter Trustees are set up to maintain the continuity of a town charter or city charter after a district with the status of a borough or city has been abolished, until such time as a parish council is established. ...


The council however calls itself St Albans District Council, although council vehicles, letterhead and website bear the brand St Albans City & District. Wikibooks has more about this subject: Marketing A brand is a collection of images and ideas representing an economic producer; more specifically, it refers to the concrete symbols such as a name, logo, slogan, and design scheme. ...

Local election results, 2006
PARTY PREVIOUS +/- 2006
Liberal Democrat 29 Gained 2 31
Conservative 17 Gained 1 18
Labour 11 Lost 3 8
Others 1 0 1

Following the 2006 local elections, one councillor defected from the Conservative group to become an independent.


Locality

Nearby places outside the district include Hatfield to the east, Welwyn Garden City to the northeast, Luton and Dunstable to the northwest, Hemel Hempstead to the west, Watford to the southwest and Borehamwood to the south. Arms of the former Hatfield Rural District Council Hatfield, originally Bishops Hatfield, is in the Welwyn Hatfield district of Hertfordshire, in the south of England. ... Statistics Population: 55,000 Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TL245135 Administration District: Welwyn Hatfield Shire county: Hertfordshire Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Hertfordshire Historic county: Hertfordshire Services Police force: {{{Police}}} Fire and rescue: {{{Fire}}} Ambulance: East of England Post office and... Luton is a large town and local government district situated in the south of England, located 51 kilometres (32 miles) north of London. ... Dunstable is a town in the county of Bedfordshire, with a population of 33,805 (2001 census). ... Hemel Hempstead is a town in Hertfordshire, England with a population of 81,143 at the 2001 Census. ... Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England, situated 34 km (21 miles) northwest of London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ... For the village in Essex, see Boreham. ...




Districts of the East of England

Babergh | Basildon | Bedford | Braintree | Breckland | Brentwood | Broadland | Broxbourne | Cambridge | Castle Point | Chelmsford | Colchester | Dacorum | East Cambridgeshire | East Hertfordshire | Epping Forest | Fenland | Forest Heath | Great Yarmouth | Harlow | Hertsmere | Huntingdonshire | Ipswich | King's Lynn and West Norfolk | Luton | Maldon | Mid Bedfordshire | Mid Suffolk | North Hertfordshire | North Norfolk | Norwich | Peterborough | Rochford | St Albans | St Edmundsbury | South Bedfordshire | South Cambridgeshire | Southend-on-Sea | South Norfolk | Stevenage | Suffolk Coastal | Tendring | Three Rivers | Thurrock | Uttlesford | Watford | Waveney | Welwyn Hatfield The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Babergh is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... The Basildon district is a local govenment district in Essex, England. ... Bedford is a local government district and borough in the East of England. ... Braintree is a local government district in the English county of Essex. ... Breckland District is a local government district in Norfolk, England. ... Brentwood is a local government district and borough in Essex in the East of England. ... Broadland is a local government district in Norfolk, England, named for the Norfolk Broads. ... Broxbourne is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... Geography Status City (1951) Region East of England Admin. ... See also: Castle Point (Hoboken) Castle Point is a local government district and borough in Essex, England. ... Chelmsford is a local government district and borough in Essex, England. ... Colchester is a local government district and borough in Essex, England, named for its main town, Colchester. ... This is an article about The Borough of Dacorum. ... East Cambridgeshire is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England. ... East Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Epping Forest is a local government district of the county of Essex, England. ... Fenland is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England. ... Forest Heath is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... Great Yarmouth is a local government district with borough status in Norfolk, England. ... Harlow is a new town and local government district in Essex, England. ... Hertsmere is a local government district and borough in Hertfordshire, England. ... Huntingdonshire (abbreviated Hunts) is a part of England around Huntingdon, which is currently administered as a local government district of Cambridgeshire. ... Timber framed buildings in St Nicholas Street The Ancient House is decorated with a particularly fine example of pargeting Ipswich (pronounced Ip-Switch) is the county town of Suffolk and a non-metropolitan district in East Anglia, England on the estuary of the River Orwell. ... Kings Lynn and West Norfolk is a local government district and borough in Norfolk, England. ... Luton is a large town and local government district situated in the south of England, located 51 kilometres (32 miles) north of London. ... Maldon is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Mid Bedfordshire is a local government district in Bedfordshire, England. ... Mid Suffolk is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... North Hertfordshire is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... North Norfolk is a local government district in Norfolk, England. ... Norwich is a city in East Anglia, in Eastern England. ... The City of Peterborough is a cathedral city and unitary authority in the East of England. ... Rochford is a local government district in Essex, England. ... St Edmundsbury is a borough in Suffolk, England. ... South Bedfordshire is a local government district in Bedfordshire, England. ... South Cambridgeshire is a mostly rural district of Cambridgeshire, England. ... Southend-on-Sea is a resort town in Essex, England. ... South Norfolk is a local government district in Norfolk, England. ... Stevenage is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Suffolk Coastal is a local government district in Suffolk, England. ... Tendring is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Three Rivers is a local government district in Hertfordshire, England. ... Thurrock is a unitary authority with borough status in the East of England. ... Uttlesford is a local government district in Essex, England. ... Watford is a town and district in Hertfordshire, England, situated 34 km (21 miles) northwest of London and within the bounds of the M25 motorway. ... Waveney is a local government district in Suffolk, England, named after the River Waveney. ... Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in southern Hertfordshire, England. ...

Counties with multiple districts: Bedfordshire - Cambridgeshire - Essex - Hertfordshire - Norfolk - Suffolk Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Bedfordshire is a county in England and forms part of the East of England region. ... Cambridgeshire (abbreviated Cambs) is a county in England, bordering Lincolnshire to the north, Norfolk to the northeast, Suffolk to the east, Essex and Hertfordshire to the south, and Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire to the west. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... Hertfordshire (pronounced Hartfordshire and abbreviated as Herts) is an inland county in the United Kingdom and part of the East of England Government Office region. ... Norfolk (pronounced IPA: ) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England. ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in the East Anglia region of eastern England. ...

Places with city status in the United Kingdom

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St Albans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2169 words)
St Albans (thus spelt, no apostrophe or dot) is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35.5km) north of central London.
St Albans School, which occupies a site to the West of the Abbey and includes the former Norman Abbey Gateway, was founded in AD 948 and is the only school in the English-speaking world to have educated a Pope.
St Albans is home to one of the country's oldest and finest indoor skateparks at the Pioneer Youth Club, in Heathlands Drive, next to the fire station.
City and District of St Albans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (263 words)
The district's irregular sounding name reflects its diverse nature, with two main urban areas and several villages: typically districts with the status of cities are known simply as Cities (for example the City of Peterborough or the City of York).
The district was created on April 1, 1974, as a merger of the borough and city of St Albans, the Harpenden urban district and most of St Albans Rural District.
City status was inherited by the entire district [1], as may be determined from legislation and from the lack of charter trustees.
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