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Coordinates: 52°01′57″N 0°17′14″W / 52.03245°N 0.28714°W / 52.03245; -0.28714

Henlow is located in Bedfordshire

 Henlow shown within Bedfordshire
Population 3,084 [1]
OS grid reference TL176385
Unitary authority Central Bedfordshire
Ceremonial county Bedfordshire
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HENLOW
Postcode district SG16
Dialling code 01462
Police Bedfordshire
Fire Bedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Mid Bedfordshire
List of places: UK • England • Bedfordshire

Henlow is a village and civil parish in the district of Central Bedfordshire in Bedfordshire, England.

RAF Henlow, is located nearby, but is in fact nearer to the village of Stondon. There is a well-known health farm in Henlow at Henlow Grange, part of the Champneys group.

There are several theories as to the origin of the name Henlow. "Henna hlaw" is one, meaning in old English "Hill of birds". "Hlow" was also sometimes used to indicate a burial place.

The Parish church, parts of which are 13th century, is dedicated to St Mary the Virgin.

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