Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, England. It is about 30 miles (48 km) north of London. It is on the M1 motorway and has mainline trains from King's Cross and St Pancras stations. It is an industrial town which has diversified from its original base as a manufacturer of hats and cars. It is also famous for its airport which serves flights across Europe. Its fine communications means it has many people who commute to work in London. It has a population of 213,052 (mid-2019 estimate).
- "Table PHP01 2011 Census: Usual residents ... wards in England and Wales;". 2011 Census: population and household estimates for Wards and Output Areas in England and Wales. Office for National Statistics. 23 November 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2013.. Dunstable wards 36,253. Houghton Regis wards 17,283.
- History of Luton
- Luton Council Website
- History of Luton Town F.C.
- "Local Authority by Ethnic Group". Office for National Statistics. Archived from the original on 2016-10-20. Retrieved 2019-04-25.