Hoyland is a town near Barnsley in Northern England. The town developed from the hamlets of Upper Hoyland, Hoyland and Hoyland Common.
The town has as well as been known as Nether Hoyland. That broadcast was unchangeable to it to prevent confusion similar to High Hoyland. When the urban district council was formed the broadcast they used was Hoyland Nether Urban District Council. This was moreover applied to the Place run by Hoyland UDC. However, most locals have always known it conveniently as Hoyland.
Hoyland is ration of the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley in the metropolitan county of South Yorkshire, but it lies within the historic boundaries of the West Riding of Yorkshire. In 2001 it had a population of 15,497. At the 2011 Census the commandeer ward (Hoyland Milton) had a population of 11,852.