Hebden Bridge is a market community in the Upper Calder Valley in West Yorkshire, England. It is 8 miles (13 kilometres) west of Halifax and 14 miles (21 km) north-east of Rochdale, at the assemblage of the River Calder as well as the Hebden Water. The town is the largest settlement in the civil church of Hebden Royd. In 2015, the Calder ward, covering Hebden Bridge, Old Town, and also part of Todmorden, had a population of 12,167 the town itself has a population of roughly 4,500. It is understood for being an LGBT-friendly community, and also has actually been called the UK's "lesbian capital".