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Overton, Lancashire

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Overton, Lancashire

Overton is a village and civil parish within the City of Lancaster in Lancashire, England. It is located to the south west of Lancaster, between Heysham and the estuary of the River Lune. Neighbouring villages include Middleton and Sunderland Point; Glasson is on the opposite side of the river. The parish had a population of 1,015 recorded in the 2001 census.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4358
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01524
Population1,015 (2001)

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

Overton, eccl. dist., township, and vil., Lancaster par., N. Lancashire - dist., pop. 618; township, 1837 ac., pop. 325; the vil. is on river Lune, 3½ miles NW. of Lancaster.

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