High Peak

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Borough of High Peak
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High Peak


Shown within Derbyshire
Geography
Status:Borough
Region:East Midlands
Admin. County:Derbyshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 92nd
540.25 km²
Admin. HQ:Chapel-en-le-Frith
ONS code:17UH
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 247th
90,072
167 / km²
Ethnicity:98.7% White
Politics
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High Peak Borough Council
http://www.highpeak.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Conservative + Liberal Democrats + Independent
MP:Tom Levitt

High Peak is a local government district and borough of the county of Derbyshire, England. Administered from the Chapel-en-le-Frith, it is mostly composed of high moorland plateaux in the Dark Peak of the Peak District. High Peak is also an alternative name for the Dark Peak.

High Peak was previously a name of a hundred of Derbyshire covering roughly the same area.

The borough adjoins the boroughs of Sheffield and Barnsley in South Yorkshire, Stockport, Tameside and Oldham in Greater Manchester, Derbyshire Dales in Derbyshire, and the counties of Cheshire and Staffordshire.

There are four main areas of settlement in the borough: around Buxton in the south west, around New Mills in the west, around Glossop in the north west, and the Hope Valley in the east.

Settlements in the borough include:

Ashopton
Bamford, Buxton, Buxworth
Castleton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Charlesworth, Chinley, Crowden
Derwent, Dove Holes
Edale
Fernilee, Furness Vale
Gamesley, Glossop
Hadfield, Hayfield, Hope, Horwich
New Mills
Peak Forest
Rowarth
Sparrowpit
Tintwhistle, Thornhill
Whaley Bridge



Districts of England - East Midlands Flag of England

Amber Valley | Ashfield | Bassetlaw | Blaby | Bolsover | Boston | Broxtowe | Charnwood | Chesterfield | Corby | Daventry | Derby | Derbyshire Dales | East Lindsey | East Northamptonshire | Erewash | Gedling | Harborough | High Peak | Hinckley and Bosworth | Kettering | Leicester | Lincoln | Mansfield | Melton | Newark and Sherwood | Northampton | North East Derbyshire | North Kesteven | North West Leicestershire | Nottingham | Oadby and Wigston | Rushcliffe | Rutland | South Derbyshire | South Holland | South Kesteven | South Northamptonshire | Wellingborough | West Lindsey

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Derbyshire - Leicestershire - Lincolnshire - Northamptonshire - Nottinghamshire

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