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Farnworth, Bolton

Farnworth is a town and an unparished area within the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England. It is located 2.3 miles southeast of Bolton, 5 miles south-west of Bury (7 km), and 9 miles northwest of Manchester. Historically a part of Lancashire, Farnworth lies on the River Irwell and the River Croal, and according to the United Kingdom Census 2001 it has a population of 25,264 people.
Post townBOLTON
Administrative CountyBolton
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7305
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01204
Population25,264 (2001 Census)

Farnworth, Bolton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Farnworth.-- township and ry. sta., Deane par., SE. Lancashire, 3 miles SE. of Bolton, 1502 ac., pop. 20,708; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper.

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