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West Lancashire

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Sovereign state  United Kingdom
Region  North West England
Admin. HQ  Ormskirk
Area  346.8 km²
Constituent country  England
Ceremonial county  Lancashire
Area rank  121st
Local time  Saturday 1:51 AM
West Lancashire httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Weather  11°C, Wind SE at 13 km/h, 88% Humidity
Colleges and Universities  Edge Hill University, West Lancashire College, Burscough Priory Science, St Joseph's College - Upholland

West Lancashire is a non-metropolitan district with the status of a borough in Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Ormskirk. The other town in the borough is Skelmersdale. The population of the District taken at the 2011 census was 110,685. The district was formed in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, as a merger of Ormskirk and Skelmersdale and Holland urban districts along with part of West Lancashire Rural District and part of the former Wigan Rural District.


Map of West Lancashire District, UK

Administrative organisation

Political Composition (2016)-

Unparished towns

The main towns of Ormskirk (including the village of Westhead) and Skelmersdale are unparished areas.

Parish meetings

There is a single parish meeting:

Twin towns

West Lancashire is twinned with:

  • Cergy-Pontoise, France
  • Erkrath, Germany
  • References

    West Lancashire Wikipedia

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