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Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire

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Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire

Poulton-le-Fylde, commonly abbreviated to Poulton, is a market town in Lancashire, England, situated on the coastal plain called the Fylde. As of the 2001 United Kingdom census, it had a population of 18,264. There is evidence of human habitation in the area from 12,000 years ago and several archaeological finds from Roman settlement in England have been found in the area. At the time of the Norman conquest of England Poulton was a small agricultural settlement in the hundred of Amounderness.
DistrictWyre
Post townPOULTON-LE-FYLDE
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3439
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01253
Population18,264 (2001 Census)
 

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