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ˈwɔr ɪŋ tən, ˈwɒr-war·ring·ton
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A town in Cheshire, England
Warrington () is an industrial town in the borough of the same name in Cheshire, England. The town sits on the banks of the River Mersey and until 1974, part of Lancashire. It is 19 miles (31 km) east of Liverpool, and 19 miles (31 km) west of Manchester. The population in 2019 was estimated at 165,456 for the town's urban area, and 210,014 for the wider borough, the latter being more than double that of 1968 when it became a new town. Warrington is the largest town in the ceremonial county of Cheshire. In 2011 the unparished area had a population of 58,871.Warrington was founded by the Romans at an important crossing place on the River Mersey. A new settlement was established by the Saxon Wærings. By the Middle Ages, Warrington had emerged as a market town at the lowest bridging point of the river. A local tradition of textile and tool production dates from this time.The expansion and urbanisation of Warrington coincided with the Industrial Revolution, particularly after the Mersey was made navigable in the 18th century. The West Coast Main Line runs north to south through the town, and the Liverpool to Manchester railway (the Cheshire Lines route) west to east. The Manchester Ship Canal cuts through the south of the borough (west to east). The M6, M56 and M62 motorways form a partial box around the town and are all accessible through Warrington. The modern Borough of Warrington was formed in 1974 with the amalgamation of the former County Borough of Warrington, part of the Golborne Urban District, the Lymm Urban District, part of the Runcorn Rural District, the Warrington Rural District and part of the Whiston Rural District.
Warrington is a town, borough and unitary authority area of Cheshire, England. It stands on the banks of the River Mersey, which is tidal to the west of the weir at Howley. It is 18.5 miles miles east of Liverpool, 16 miles west of Manchester and 8 miles south of St Helens. The population of the borough is 202,228. Its population has more than doubled since its designation as a New Town in 1968. Warrington was founded by the Romans at an important crossing place on the River Mersey. A new settlement was established by the Saxons and by the Middle Ages, Warrington had emerged as a market town at the lowest bridging point of the river. A local tradition of textile and tool production dates from this time. Historically in Lancashire, the expansion and urbanisation of Warrington largely coincided with the Industrial Revolution in the local region, particularly after the Mersey was made navigable in the 18th century. The West Coast Mainline runs north to south through the town, and the Liverpool to Manchester railway west to east. The Manchester Ship Canal cuts through the south of the borough. The M6, M56 and M62 motorways form a partial box around the town.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a parliamentary borough in Lancashire, on the Mersey, 20 m. E. of Liverpool; an old town, but with few relics of its antiquity; manufactures iron-ware, glass, soap, &c.; sends one member to Parliament.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A town of England, in Lancashire, on the river Mersey, 17 miles east by south from Liverpool. As the best passage of the river, it was the scene of frequent conflicts during the civil war in the reign of Charles I. In 1643 the town was twice taken by storm by the Parliamentary forces. In 1648 the Scottish army made a stand here, but were defeated by Gen. Lambert, who also here repulsed the troops under Charles II. on his way to Worcester in 1651; and in 1745 the centre arches of the bridge, over the Mersey, were broken down to impede the progress of the Highlanders under the Pretender.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Warrington is ranked #7441 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Warrington surname appeared 4,477 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Warrington.
84.2% or 3,773 total occurrences were White.
7.9% or 357 total occurrences were Black.
2.8% or 128 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
2.4% or 109 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.8% or 82 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.6% or 28 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of Warrington in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Warrington in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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