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Church, Lancashire

Church is a large village in Hyndburn, Lancashire, England; situated a mile west of Accrington. The local travel links are located less than a mile from the village centre to Church and Oswaldtwistle railway station and 27 miles to Blackpool Airport. Also, the main road running through the village is the A679. The village has a population of 3,988 according to the 2001 census. Church's nearest hospital is Accrington Victoria Hospital and the nearest A&E is the Royal Blackburn Hospital.
DistrictHyndburn
Post townACCRINGTON
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD7429
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01254
Population3,988
 

Other names by which Church, Lancashire has been known in the past

Church Kirk

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

Church.-- town with ry. sta., Whalley par., SE. Lancashire, on Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 1 mile NW. of Accrington and 210 miles NW. of London, 528 ac. (20 water), pop. 4850; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks.

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