The town has road and rail transport links and acts as an economic centre for the surrounding area.It also provides a centre for cultural and sporting activities, including the annual Frome Festival and Frome Museum.
From AD 950 to 1650, Frome was larger than Bath and originally grew due to the wool and cloth industry.
It later diversified into metal-working and printing, although these have declined.
The town was enlarged during the 20th century but still retains a very large number of listed buildings, and most of the centre falls within a conservation area.
Located at the eastern end of the Mendip Hills, the town is built on uneven high ground, and centres on the River Frome.
The town is approximately 13 miles (21 km) south of Bath, 43 miles (69 km) east of the county town, Taunton and 107 miles (172 km) west of London.
In the 2011 census, the population was given as 26,203.The town is in the Mendip district of Somerset and is part of the parliamentary constituency of Somerton and Frome.September 8, 2015 It didn’t take long for this foreign born A list mostly movie actress who is an Academy Award winner/nominee to get over her actor ex.She is dating a married man who she has hooked up with in the past.His wife is on to him though and he things are getting tense from every side.) is a town and civil parish in eastern Somerset, England.