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Frodsham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Frodsham, Cheshire West and Chester

Frodsham is a market town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. Its population is 8,982. It is approximately 3 miles south of Runcorn, 16 miles (26 km) south of Liverpool, and 28 miles southwest of Manchester. The River Weaver runs to its northeast and on the west it overlooks the estuary of the River Mersey.
Post townFRODSHAM
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ5277
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01928
Population8,982 (2001)
 

Other names by which Frodsham, Cheshire West and Chester has been known in the past

Frodesham ~ Frotesham

Frodsham, Cheshire West and Chester in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Frodsham, market town and river port, par., township, and lordship with ry. sta., W. Cheshire, at confluence of rivers Weaver and Mersey, 10 miles NE. of Chester -- par., 13,810 ac. and 887 tidal water and foreshore, pop. 7062; township, 2389 ac., pop. 2489; lordship, 2688 ac., pop. 1087; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.Market-day, Saturday; has salt-works.

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