GREAT HARWOOD, an urban district in the Darwen parliamentary division of Lancashire, England, 45 m. N.E. of Blackburn, on the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway. Pop. (1901) 12,015. It is of modern growth, a township of cotton operatives, with large collieries in the vicinity. An agricultural society is also maintained.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)