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Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester

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Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester

Northwich is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It lies in the heart of the Cheshire Plain, at the confluence of the rivers Weaver and Dane. The town is about 18 miles east of Chester and 15 miles south of Warrington. The area around Northwich has been exploited for its salt pans since Roman times, when the settlement was known as Condate.
Post townNORTHWICH
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ6573
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01606
PopulationBorough 56,000
 

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

Black Salt Town ~ Castle Northwich ~ Condate ~ Hellath Du ~ Northwith ~ Norwitch ~ Norwich ~ Wich

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

Castle Northwich, township, Great Budworth par., mid. Cheshire, on river Weaver, 1 mile SW. of Northwich, 135 ac., pop. 2126.

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