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Hightown, Sefton

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Hightown, Sefton

Hightown is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton in Merseyside, England, located midway between the City of Liverpool and the coastal resort of Southport. It is 8 miles north of Liverpool city centre and is located on the coast near the boundary of the Mersey Estuary and Liverpool Bay. The River Alt joins the sea at this point and forms an estuary.
Administrative CountySefton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD2903
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151

Hightown, Sefton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hightown.-- coast vil. with ry. sta., SW. Lancashire, 1 mile S. of Formby sta. and 3½ miles NW. of Waterloo sta., Liverpool; Altcar Rifle Station is in vicinity.

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