The English market town of Whitchurch is located in Shropshire. The town of Whitchurch is the oldest inhabited town within the area of Shropshire. The town of Whitchurch has an estimated population of eight thousand nine hundred thirty four. Shropshire is situated within the civil parish that is known as Whitchurch Urban. Whitchurch is twinned the French town that is known as Neufchatel-en-Bray.
The town of Whitchurch is located at the crossroads of a few roads that are the main road from Chester, Nantwich and also Shrewsbury. The bypass road, which links the A41 and the A49, was opened in 1992. There is a railway station within the town, which is part of the main railway line that runs from Crewe down to the English border with Wales where it meets up with the Welsh Marshes line and then runs into Cardiff. The town of Whitchurch has its own part of the Llangollen Canal however this is not a main stopping place for boaters as the canal stops about a mile from the actually town centre.
Over the years the town of Whitchurch has connections in one way or another with famous people and these include the famous composer that was known as Edward German. Sir E German was born in the town in what is now known as the Town Hall Vaults public house and he is buried in the cemetery within the town.
Over the years the town of Whitchurch has been home to some big companies, which includes the tower clocks company that is known as JB Joyce.