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Chadderton, Oldham

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Chadderton, Oldham

Chadderton (pop. 33,000) is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, in Greater Manchester, England, historically a part of Lancashire. It lies along the course of the River Irk and the Rochdale Canal, on undulating land in the foothills of the Pennines, 1 mile west of Oldham, 4.5 miles south of Rochdale, and 6 miles northeast of the city of Manchester.
Post townOLDHAM
Administrative CountyOldham
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9005
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161
Population33,001 (2001 Census)
 

Chadderton, Oldham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Chadderton, township, Prestwick par., SE. Lancashire, on river Irk, within Oldham bor., 3082 ac. (24 water), pop. 16,899; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

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