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Abram, Wigan

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Abram, Wigan

Abram is a village and electoral ward within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on flat land on the northeast bank of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 2 miles west of Leigh, 3 miles southeast of Wigan, and 14.5 miles west of Manchester. Abram is a dormitory village, effectively a suburb, comprising a resident population of 9,855 people.
Post townWIGAN
Administrative CountyWigan
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6001
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01942
Population9,855 (2001 Census)

Abram, Wigan in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Abram, township and eccl. dist. (St John), SW. Lancashire, 3½ miles SE. of Wigan, 198 ac., pop. 2638.

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