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Wilmslow, Cheshire East

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Wilmslow, Cheshire East

Wilmslow is a town in Cheshire, England. It lies 11 miles south of the city of Manchester between Alderley Edge and Handforth. At the 2001 Census, the population of the town was 30,326. Wilmslow, like its neighbour Alderley Edge, is famous for its affluence and expensive houses.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ8480
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01625
Population30,326 (2001 Census)

Wilmslow, Cheshire East in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wilmslow, town and par. with ry. sta., Cheshire, on river Bollin, 5 miles SW. of Stockport - par., 8064 ac., pop. 8886; town, pop. 5664; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 2 newspapers. The railway here crosses the Bollin on a viaduct of 11 arches. In the town are many good residences. The industries are similar to those of Manchester, Stockport, &c. Wilmslow is a local government district.

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