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Hambleton, Lancashire

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Hambleton, Lancashire

Hambleton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Lancashire. It is situated on a coastal plain called the Fylde and in an area east of the River Wyre known locally as Over Wyre. Hambleton lies approximately 3 miles north-east of its post town, Poulton-le-Fylde, and about 7 miles north-east of the seaside resort of Blackpool. In the 2001 United Kingdom census, the parish had a population of 2,678.
DistrictWyre
Post townPOULTON-LE-FYLDE
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3742
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01253
Population2,678 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Hambleton, Lancashire has been known in the past

Hameltune

Hambleton, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hambleton.-- township, Kirkham par., N. Lancashire, on river Wyre, 7½ miles SW. of Garstang, 1553 ac. (130 water), pop. 389; P.O.

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