Place:Hindley, Lancashire, England

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NameHindley
TypeTown, Urban district
Coordinates53.533°N 2.583°W
Located inLancashire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoWigan (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
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Hindley is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan in Greater Manchester, England. Lying three miles (5 km) east of Wigan town centre, it covers an area of 1044 hectares.

Prior to 1974 Hindley was an urban district in Lancashire. Hindley (which includes Hindley Green) borders the towns of Ince-in-Makerfield, Aspull, Westhoughton, Atherton and the former borough of Leigh. As of 2001, Hindley had a population of 23,457 (UK census). It forms part of the wider Greater Manchester Urban Area.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Hindley, Greater Manchester.

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