Harpenden Rural

Harpenden Rural
Harpenden Rural is located in Hertfordshire
Harpenden Rural
Harpenden Rural
Location within Hertfordshire
Area3.56 sq mi (9.2 km2)
Population405 (2011)[1]
• Density114/sq mi (44/km2)
Civil parish
  • Harpenden Rural
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHarpenden
Postcode districtAL5
AmbulanceEast of England
WebsiteHarpenden Rural Parish Council
List of places
51°49′30″N 0°23′38″W / 51.825°N 0.394°W / 51.825; -0.394Coordinates: 51°49′30″N 0°23′38″W / 51.825°N 0.394°W / 51.825; -0.394

Harpenden Rural is a civil parish in the City and District of St Albans in Hertfordshire, England, to the west of Harpenden parish.

The local council is Harpenden Rural Parish Council.

It was created on 15 April 1898 when the former Harpenden parish was split into two parts: Harpenden Urban parish covering the Harpenden Urban District (which was created on the same day), and Harpenden Rural parish which remained in the St Albans Rural District.[2][3]

The parish includes Kinsbourne Green, and Rothamsted Manor, including the Rothamsted Experimental Station.


  1. ^ http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=11124250&c=Harpenden+Rural&d=16&e=62&g=6434477&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1385655464286&enc=1&dsFamilyId=2473[dead link]
  2. ^ http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10219243
  3. ^ Annual Report of the Local Government Board. London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1898. p. 289. Retrieved 10 September 2021. Local Government Board Order 37,507: The County of Hertford (Harpenden) Confirmation Order, 1898, coming into operation 15 April 1898