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Altrincham, Trafford

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Altrincham, Trafford

Altrincham is a market town within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on flat ground south of the River Mersey about 8 miles southwest of Manchester city centre, 3 miles south-southwest of Sale and 10 miles east of Warrington. As of the 2001 UK census, it had a population of about 41,000.
Administrative CountyTrafford
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ7687
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161
Population40,695 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Altrincham, Trafford has been known in the past


Altrincham, Trafford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Altrincham, township and town, Bowdon par., mid. Cheshire, 8 miles SW. of Manchester, 662 ac., pop. 11,250; 2 Banks, 2 newspapers. Market-days, Tuesday and Saturday.

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