It was first mentioned in history as "Wicumun" in 970 AD. A church was built here in 1086, and the town was given "market town" status in 1222.
Today, it is best known for its schools, historic buildings, and downtown area.
People Born in High Wycombe
High Wycombe in People's Lives
Keira Knightley: I traveled here in 2000 to film scenes of the movie The Hole. We filmed on location at the Royal Grammar School.