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Halesowen is a town in the West Midlands of England, and part of the Black Country with a population of around 48,000 people. Its name derives from a Welsh prince called Owen who lived in the thirteenth century.

The town is home to Halesowen Town football club and Halesowen College as well as the Norman church in the centre. It is administered by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council.

Mentioned in Domesday Book. Started off as a Saxon settling because of its rivers.