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Bolton, Bradford

Bolton Listen/ˈboʊltən/ is a town in Greater Manchester, in the North West of England. Close to the West Pennine Moors, it is 10 miles north west of the city of Manchester. Bolton is surrounded by several smaller towns and villages which together form the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, of which Bolton is the administrative centre. The town of Bolton has a population of 139,403, whilst the wider metropolitan borough has a population of 262,400.
Post townBOLTON
Administrative CountyBradford
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE1635
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01204
Population139,403 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Bolton, Bradford has been known in the past


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

Bolton, township, Calverley par., E. div. West-Riding Yorkshire, 2 miles NE. of Bradford, 712 ac., pop. 2573.

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