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Blacko, Lancashire

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Blacko, Lancashire

Blacko is a village and civil parish within the Pendle district of Lancashire, England. Prior to local government reorganisation in 1974 the village lay on the border with the West Riding of Yorkshire. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 595. The village is on the old turnpike road from Nelson to Gisburn. The village enjoys views towards Boulsworth Hill to its southeast, the former cotton town of Nelson, about two miles to its south and Pendle Hill to its west.
DistrictPendle
Post townNELSON
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD8541
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01282
Population595 (2001)
 

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