The English town that is known as Haltwhistle is located within the county of Northumberland. The town of Haltwhistle is located about ten miles to the east of Brampton. The town is close to the site of Hadrian's Wall. The town of Haltwhistle is close to the villages that are known as Melkridge, Plenmeller and also Rowfoot. The town of Haltwhistle is home to a population of about three thousand five hundred.
The name Haltwhistle does not actually have anything to do with a railway stop. The name actually means "a meeting of streams by a hill", this is very true for the town as the Haltwhistle Burn meets with the river that is known as South Tyne to the north of the town.
The well-constructed houses that are built from stone are still a feature within the centre of Haltwhistle. These houses were built using stone that had been sourced locally.
The town of Haltwhistle is part of the area that the county council of Northumberland is concerned with. The town was also part of the district of Tynedale up until April 2009. Haltwhistle has a town council that is still active and this council has succeeded in making a few good changes around the local area. One of the improvements involved getting an outdoor heated swimming pool and this is very popular with both locals and tourists during the summer months.
The town of Haltwhistle is a market town, which is very good for exchanging local goods and it has been for several hundreds of years.