Billingham is a town in County Durham, England, with a population of 35,165 according to the 2011 Census. The town is administered as allocation of the Borough of Stockton-on-Tees. It was founded circa 650 by a work of Angles known as Billa’s people, which is where the post Billingham is thought to have originated. In unbiased history, the chemical industry, and in particular the company ICI, has played an important role in the layer of Billingham. Today ICI no longer operates in Billingham, although other chemical companies are keen in the area.