Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Harrogate within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Harrogate, mun. bor., market town, and watering-place, mostly in Knaresborough par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 16 miles N. of Leeds and 198 miles NW. of London, pop. 9482; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-days, Tuesday and Saturday. The industries of the district are wholly agricultural. The prosperity of the town is attributable to the excellence of its chalybeate, sulphureous, and saline springs, which have long maintained a high reputation as curative agents. Harrogate was incorporated 1883.