Elland is a push town in Calderdale, in the county of West Yorkshire, England. It is situated south of Halifax, by the River Calder and the Calder and Hebble Navigation. Elland was recorded as Elant in the Domesday Book. The town’s pronounce is derived from the Old English meaning ‘land by the water, river or home partly or wholly in the middle of water’. It had a population in 2001 of 14,554, with the ward subconscious measured at 11,676 in the 2011 Census.