Leicestershire Map

Leicestershire map, view the English county of Leicestershire, and its cities, towns, villages and hamlets.

Interactive Road Map of Leicestershire England

Leicestershire Map England: Interactive, google map of Leicestershire, displaying the county situated in central England, United Kingdom.

Use controls to display a detailed road map of Leicestershire or use the zoom in button, to get detailed street maps for Leicestershire's many towns and villages.

Among the main towns you can also see on this Leicestershire map are Leicester itself, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray, Wigston, Loughborough, Hinkley, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Lutterworth, Coalville, Ibstock and Markfield, by zooming in , you will of course see many more places.

Taking its name from the large city of Leicester, the county of Leicestershire is a landlocked county in the central England region, it has a population of around 940,000 (the 21st highest in England), and an area of 832 square miles (the 28th largest). Leicestershire borders the counties of Northamptonshire, Rutland, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Nottinghamshire, and Lincolnshire, the largest city is Leicester, which has a huge population of over 440,000.

Leicestershire Towns:

Leicester: A large and populous city lying on the River Soar in Leicestershire, Leicester has an urban popluation of 441,000 and a history going back to Roman times, making it one of England's oldest cities. Founded in about 50 AD it was called Ratae Corieltauvorum by the Romans, and was a signficant trading centre at the time. Leicester Map.

Loughborough: A famous university town located in the county of Leicestershire, Loughborough is in fact the second largest town in the county, with a population of around 58,000. Probably originating as a settlement during Saxon times, Loughborough was stilljust a small village at the time of the Domesday Book. Loughborough Map.

Lutterworth: A small town located in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, Lutterworth has a population of about 8,000, and a history going back to Saxon times, probably getting its name from the Norse language. Lutterworth has held a weekly market since the reign of King John. Lutterworth Map.

Market Harborough: A small market town located to the south-east of Leicester in Leicestershire, Market Harborough is close to the counties border with Northamptonshire, it has a population of around 20,000 and a history going back to Saxon times. Market Harborough Map.

Melton Mowbray: A small market town to the north east of Leicester in Leicestershire, Melton Mowbray is most famous for its pork pies and its stilton cheese. Having a population of about 25,000, Melton Mowbray is still one of Leicestershire's largest towns, it is also an ancient place with a history going back to the Bronze and Iron Ages. Melton Mowbray Map.

Hinckley: A largish town located in south-west Leicestershire, Hinckley is close to the counties border with Warwickshire (just 5 miles from Nuneaton). Hinckley has a population of over 40,000 and a history stretching back to Saxon times. Hinckley Leicestershire Map.

Ashby-de-la-Zouch: A smallish market town located west of Loughborough in the county of Leicestershire, Ashby-de-la-Zouch has a population of just under 13,000 and a history going back to pre-Norman times, when it was an Anglo-Danish settlement. Ashby-de-la-Zouch Map.

Leicestershire Map Links: Leicester - Loughborough - Melton Mowbray - Coalville

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