|Population||1,545 (2001 census)|
1,546 (2011 census)
|OS grid reference|
|o London||69 mi (111 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Harpole is in the district council area of South Northamptonshire where it is part of Harpole and Grange ward, together with the parishes of Milton Malsor, Kislingbury, Rothersthorpe and Gayton. It is also in the area of Northamptonshire County Council and the Parliamentary Constituency of Daventry. The MP is currently Chris Heaton-Harris (Conservative).
The M1 London to Yorkshire motorway junctions 16 and 15a are 2 miles (3.2 km) west and 3 miles (4.8 km) south respectively. It is 69 miles (111 km) (nice) north of London and 42 miles (68 km) southeast of Birmingham.
2001 census data shows 1,547 people resident in the Parish Council area consisting of 755 males and 792 females (the 2009 estimated population is 1,557), in 636 households, of which 82.6% were owner occupied or being purchased with a mortgage.
It hosts three public houses: The Bull, located on the High Street; The Live and Let Live, located on Larkhall Lane; and the Turnpike or Beefeater, located at the Harpole Turn from the A4500 road (former A45 road).
Harpole hosts a scarecrow weekend in September, during which thousands of visitors enjoy the views of the historic village. There is also an event in December where Santa drives around the village, as in, following him.
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