The East Midlands represent a region in the United Kingdom, being also the place where Derbyshire County is located. Until 1958, the headquarter town of Derbyshire County was Derby; after that, it was replaced by Matlock. Today, the Derbyshire County Council has its office at Highways Depot, Station Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, DE4 2EQ.
The Derbyshire County has a population of 1.019.500 living the ceremonial county, with 770.600 people belonging to the non-metropolitan county. The airports in the area include: East Midlands Airport (34 miles from Matlock), Manchester Airport (46 miles from Matlock), Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (48 miles from Matlock) and Birmingham Airport (62 miles from Matlock). The distance between Matlock (Derbyshire) and London is 128 miles.