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Crawford, Lancashire

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Crawford, Lancashire

Rainford is a village and civil parish within Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, in Merseyside, England. It is around 5 miles north of St Helens. At the 2001 Census the population of the civil parish was 8,344. Historically a part of Lancashire, it is unknown when Rainford was founded, but the earliest record of the village is dated 1189. Rainford formerly constituted an urban district.
Post townST. HELENS
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD5002
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01744
Population8,344 (2001 Census)

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