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Cheshire (or, archaically, the County of Chester) is a county in North West England. The county town, and the location of the county council, is the city of Chester. Other major towns include Congleton, Crewe, Ellesmere Port, Runcorn, Macclesfield, Northwich, Warrington and Wilmslow. The county is bordered by Merseyside and Greater Manchester to the north, Derbyshire to the east, Staffordshire and Shropshire to the south, and Flintshire in Wales to the west.

 

The ceremonial county has an overall area of 2,343 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 993,200. It is known for areas that contain concentrations of high net-worth individuals.

 

The county is mostly rural with a number of small towns and villages that support an agricultural industry. It is historically famous for the production of Cheshire cheese, salt and silk.

 

Locations within Cheshire:

Acton
Alderley Edge
Alderley Park
Aldford
Allgreave
Alsager
Alvanley
Anderton
Appleton
Ashley
Ashton
Astbury
Audlem
Backford
Baddiley
Barthomley
Beeston
Bickley
Bickley Moss
Bollington
Bosley
Bowdon
Brereton cum Smethwick
Broxton
Bunbury
Burton
Calveley
Capenhurst
Checkley
Chelford
Chester
Christleton
Church Coppenhall
Church Minshull
Clotton
Coddington
Congleton
Cote Brook
Crewe
Croft
Cuddington
Culcheth
Daresbury
Davenham
Delamere
Dodleston
Duddon
Dunham on the Hill
Eastham
Eaton
Eccleston
Ellesmere Port
Elton
Farndon
Farnworth
Frodsham
Gawsworth
Glazebrook
Glazebury
Goostrey
Great Barrow
Great Budworth
Great Sankey
Hale
Halton
Handforth
Hankelow
Hargrave
Hartford
Harthill
Helsby
High Legh
Holmes Chapel
Hough Green
Huxley
Ince
Jodrell Bank
Kelsall
Kelsall Hill
Kenyon
Kingsley
Knutsford
Langley
Latchford
Ledsham
Little Budworth
Little Sutton
Lostock Gralam
Lymm
Macclesfield
Malpas
Marbury
Marston
Marthall
Mere
Mickle Trafford
Middlewich
Mobberley
Mollington
Moore
Mouldsworth
Mow Cop
Nantwich
Neston
Nether Alderley
Newchurch
Newton in Makerfield
North Rode
Northwich
Over
Padgate
Parkgate
Peover Superior
Pott Shrigley
Poynton
Prestbury
Preston on the Hill
Radway Green
Rainow
Risley
Rode Heath
Rostherne
Runcorn
Saighton
Sandbach
Saughall
Sealand
Shocklach
Shotwick
Siddington
Spurstow
Stamford Bridge
Stoke
Stretton
Strines
Sutton
Swettenham
Tabley
Tarporley
Tarvin
Tattenhall
Thelwall
Thornton le Moors
Threapwood
Tilston
Tiverton
Wallerscote
Warmingham
Warren
Warrington
Waverton
Weaverham
Wervin
Weston
Weston Point
Wharton
Wheelock
Whitegate
Widnes
Willaston
Wilmslow
Winnington
Winsford
Winwick
Wistaston
Worleston
Wrenbury
Wybunbury


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Status: Ceremonial & (smaller) Non-metropolitan county
Region: North WestEngland
Area: 2,343 sq. km
Admin HQ: Chester
ISO 3166-2: GB-CHS
ONS code: 13
NUTS 3: UKD22
Population: 993,200 (2005 est.)
Council: Cheshire County Council

 
     
 
   

 
 
   
 
 
 
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