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Longsight, Manchester

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Longsight, Manchester

Longsight is an inner city area of Manchester, England, about 3 miles south of the city centre. Historically part of Lancashire, its population is about 16,000.
Administrative CountyManchester
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ8696
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161
Population16,007 (2001 Census)

Longsight, Manchester in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Longsight, 2 eccl. dists. (St Clement and St John) With ry. sta., Manchester par., SE. Lancashire - pop., St Clement, 5086; St John, 7155; sta., 2 miles SW. of London Road Station, Manchester.

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