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Aughton, Lancashire

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Aughton, Lancashire

Aughton is a village and civil parish within the West Lancashire district of Lancashire, England, situated between Ormskirk in Lancashire and Maghull in Merseyside. It is a residential area with tree lined roads being found in all parts of the parish and with an area of 1,658 hectares. The northern part is known as Aughton village, the south-west as Holt Green and the south-east as Town Green.
DistrictWest Lancashire
Post townORMSKIRK
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3905
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01695
Population8,342 (2001 Census)
 

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

Achetun

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

Aughton.-- par., SE. Lancashire, 2½ miles SW. of Ormskirk, 4610 ac., pop. 3145; P.O.

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