Bishop's Stortford is a historic market town and civil parish in the district of East Hertfordshire in the county of Hertfordshire in England. It is situated just west of the M11 motorway, on the county boundary with Essex, and is the closest large town to London Stansted Airport and part of the London commuter belt. Bishop's Stortford is 27 miles (43 km) north east of Charing Cross in the centre of London and 35 miles (56 km) from Liverpool Street station where the railway line from Cambridge to London, which runs through the town, terminates. The town has a population of 38,202.
- Bishops Stortford on Wikipedia