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Haigh, Wigan

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Haigh, Wigan

Haigh (pronounced "Hay") is a village and civil parish of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan in Greater Manchester, England. Historically a part of Lancashire, it is located next to the village of Aspull. The western boundary is the River Douglas which separates the township from Wigan. To the north a small brook running into the Douglas divides it from Blackrod. At the 2001 census it had a population of 594.
Post townWIGAN
Administrative CountyWigan
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6009
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01257 / 01942
Population594 (2001)
 

Other names by which Haigh, Wigan has been known in the past

Aspull

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

Haigh.-- township and vil., in par. and 2½ miles NE. of Wigan, SW. Lancashire, 2135 ac., pop. 1186; P.O., T.O.

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