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Billinge, St Helens

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Billinge, St Helens

Billinge is a village within the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, in Merseyside, England. It forms the larger part of the civil parish of Billinge Chapel End. At the United Kingdom Census 2001, it had a population of 6,554. Historically a part of Lancashire, Billinge is located by road approximately 4.5 miles (7.2 km) southwest of Wigan (town centre) and 3.7 miles (5.9 km) northeast of St Helens (town centre).
Post townWIGAN
Administrative CountySt Helens
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD5300
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01744
Population6,554 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Billinge, St Helens has been known in the past

Billinge Chapel End ~ Billinge Higher End

Billinge, St Helens in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Billinge, eccl. dist., Wigan par., Lancash., pop. 2281.

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