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Here at #HertsHour, we thought we'd focus on individual towns from time to time. Many of us know our own town well and know there's a lot more on offer in our county.

Here's the first - looking at Hertford.

Far from the biggest town in Hertfordshire, with a population of around 27,000, it's one of the oldest, dating back to the 10th century.

It sits 20 miles north of London on the Eastern side of the county of which it is county town.

Business seems to be thriving and the town centre is set for a major revitalisation in the coming months/years. Hopefully, the public consultation will mean there's pressure to make more of the historic buildings and less of the roundabouts and one-way system.

Like many towns in Hertfordshire, estate agents are aplenty. People love to move here, with the good connections by road and rail and the proximity to Stansted Airport, just across the border in Essex.

Hertford Castle, on the edge of the town centre, is a Grade 1 listed building, dating back to the 15th century. Once a Royal Palace, Queen Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood here and it's now available as a venue for weddings and business events.

June seems a particularly good month to visit our county town, with lots of events scheduled, including a celebration of 800 years of Magna Carta.

Find out more on Discover Hertford.

If you're a local Hertford business, tell us why it's a great place to be.