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Doffcocker is a mostly residential district of Bolton, Greater Manchester, lying about 3½ miles from the town centre on the northwest edge of the suburbs on the lower south facing slopes of the West Pennine Moors. Historically within Lancashire, it is bounded by Markland Hill and Heaton to the south and Halliwell to the east. Coal was mined at Doffcocker Colliery in the 19th century from the thin Mountain Mine (seam) of the lower Coal Measures.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
|Police Authority||Greater Manchester|
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