The leafy district has stone-built houses and villas which are mostly from early in the Victorian era. Many have sizeable grounds and competing architectural styles. There was particular growth in the area between the 1850s and 1870s.
Further growth in the 20th century saw the fringes of Edgerton merge into neighbouring districts, particularly
At the edge of the area nearest to Huddersfield town centre, Edgerton Cemetery is the town's main cemetery.
A shelter dating from 1896, now used as a bus shelter, is a legacy of the age when Huddersfield Corporation used to operate trams throughout the town between the early 1880s and 1940.
Around EdgertonThe Mount School is an independent school at Binham Road, Edgerton.
Civil parish councilThere is no civil parish council for this area, which prior to 1974 was in the Huddersfield County Borough.
Metropolitan district councilEdgerton is in Greenhead ward of Kirklees Council, the metropolitan district council.
Kirklees Council website
Daily until early evening (until late afternoon Sundays)
Road travelEdgerton is on the A629 Edgerton Road, which is New North Road signposted towards Halifax from Huddersfield ring road.
Other places near Edgerton: