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Rickmansworth

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Rickmansworth
Administration
District:Three Rivers
County:Hertfordshire
Region:East of England
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Hertfordshire
Traditional County:Hertfordshire
Postal County:Hertfordshire

Template:GBdot Rickmansworth is a town in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire, England.

The town has a population of around 30,000 people and town lies on the Grand Union Canal and the River Colne, at the northern end of the Colne Valley Park.

It began to grow in the 1920s and 1930s, and is on the Metropolitan line of the London Underground. As such, it is largely a commuter town.

One notable claim to fame is its inclusion on the opening page of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.

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