Hednesford (pronounced /ˈhɛnzfərd/ HENZ-fərd) is a market town and civil parish in Staffordshire, England, within Cannock Chase District. It adjoins The Chase to the north, and the town of Cannock 1.2 miles (1.9 km) to the south. It is also 4.6 miles (7.4 km) southwest of the market town of Rugeley.
The town comprises three district council electoral wards whose populations in the 2011 census totalled 17,343. It also comprises the civil parish of Hednesford and part of the civil parish of Brindley Heath.