North Riding is one of the three historical subdivisions of the Yorkshire County, being found in north part of the county. Northallerton acted as the main town of the county. This is also the town in which the administrative bodies for the council have their offices, more exactly at the County Hall, on Racecourse Lane, Northallerton, DL7 8AD.
The population of North Riding subdivision was of 286.036 people in the year of 1901. In 1971, before all of the subdivisions merging into Yorkshire County, North Riding had a population of 329.410 people. Among the major airports that you will find today located in the vicinity of Northallerton, there are: Durham Tees Valley Airport (22 miles from Northallerton), Leeds Bradford International Airport (44 miles from Northallerton) and Newcastle Airport (59 miles from Northallerton). Those who are fans of car traveling can enjoy a pleasant journey from London to the city of Northallerton (distance of 204 miles).