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Northamptonshire Map and Guide

Northamptonshire map, showing the county of Northamptonshire in England.

Detailed Road Map of Northamptonshire UK

Northamptonshire Map England: Interactive Google map of Northamptonshire, a county in the East Midlands region of England, United Kingdom.

Visible on this Northamptonshire map are the major towns of Northampton, Daventry, Kettering, Wellingborough, Rushden, and Towcester. By using the interactive features of this map you can zoom in and get detailed street maps of specific Northamptonshire towns and villages.

A landlocked county of England, Northamptonshire is the 24th largest county in area at 913 square miles, it is the 33rd largest in terms of population with 685,000 inhabitants.

Northamptonshire Towns and Villages:

Desborough: A small town located to the north west of Kettering, with a population of around 8,000, Desborough developed due to the weaving and spinning industries, it was originally and Anglo-Saxon settlement.

Northampton: A large market town lying on the River Nene in the East Midlands, Northampton has a population of around 205,000 and a history going back to the Bronze Age, when it developed as a farming settlement. Northampton later became significant for its shoe industry.

Daventry: A historic market town in the county of Northamptonshire, Daventry has a population of around 22,000 and a history going back to Anglo-Saxon times, when it developed as a small village between the 10th and 12th centuries. Daventry Northamptonshire Map.

Corby: An industrial town located in the North Northants region of Northamptonshire, Corby has a population of around 50,000 and history going back to the Bronze Age.

Rushden: A town and civil parish located east of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, Rushden has a population of about 28,000, it grew as a town around the farming, lacemaking and shoemaking industries.

Towcester: Famous mostly for its horse racing course, Towcester is an ancient town which was originally the Roman Lactodorum, getting its current name from the River Tove.

Wellingborough: A market town located on the River Nene near to Northampton in the county of Northamptonshire, Wellingborough has a population of about 73,000 and a history stretching back to 6th century Saxon England, when it was known as Wendelingburgh.

Kettering: A market town sitting beside the River Ise in Northamptonshire, Kettering has a population of around 81,000 and a history stretching back to Roman Britain, when it became an unwalled Romano British settlement from around 43 AD.

More Northamptonshire Places: Loddington - Braybrooke - Rothwell

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