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Adlington, Lancashire

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Adlington, Lancashire

Adlington is a small town and civil parish in Lancashire, England, near the West Pennine Moors and the town of Chorley. Six miles northwest of Bolton, it became a separate parish in 1842 then grew into a town around the textile industry. It has a population of 5,270.
Post townCHORLEY
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD6013
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01257
Population5,270 (2001)

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

Adlington, township with ry. sta., eccl. dist. (Christchurch), and seat, N. Lancashire, 3½ miles SE. of Chorley, 1064 ac., pop. 3258; eccl. dist., pop. 4814; P.O.

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