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Chesterfield is a market town in the Borough of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.
It is 24 miles (39 km) north of Derby and 11 miles (18 km) south of Sheffield at the confluence of the River Rother and River Hipper.
In 2011, the built-up-area subdivision had a population of 88,483, making it the second-largest settlement in Derbyshire, after Derby. The wider borough had a population of 103,801 in 2011. In 2011, the town had a population of 76,753.It has been traced to a transitory Roman fort of the 1st century CE.
The name of the later Anglo-Saxon village comes from the Old English ceaster (Roman fort) and feld (pasture). It has a sizeable street market three days a week.
The town sits on an old coalfield, but little visual evidence of mining remains since the closure of the final town centre mine nicknamed \u201cThe Green Room\u201d.
The main landmark is the crooked spire of the Church of St Mary and All Saints."}}}}
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