Ince-in-Makerfield


Ince-in-Makerfield

infobox UK place

country = England
map_type= Greater Manchester
latitude= 53.5402
longitude= -2.5990
official_name= Ince-in-Makerfield
metropolitan_borough= Wigan
metropolitan_county= Greater Manchester
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= Makerfield
post_town= WIGAN
postcode_area= WN
postcode_district= WN2
dial_code= 01942
os_grid_reference= SD565005
population= 10,185 (2001 Census)

Ince-in-Makerfield, usually known just as Ince is a district of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England.

Ince is situated one mile from Wigan town centre and serves as a residential suburb of Wigan [ [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=41387&strquery=ince Townships - Ince | British History Online ] ] , being divided locally in to two separate areas - Higher Ince and Lower Ince. From 1894 Ince constituted an urban district of the administrative county of Lancashire and in 1974 became part of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan.

It is served by Ince railway station.

It is currently in the Makerfield Parliamentary constituency, but if proposed boundary changes are confirmed by the Boundary Commission for England, Ince-in-Makerfield will be moved into the adjoining Wigan seat.

ee also

* Ince, in the borough of Ellesmere Port and Neston, Cheshire
* Ince Blundell, in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside

References

External links

* http://www.wigan.gov.uk/Services/CommunityLiving/Townships/WiganNorth/


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