Huncoat

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Coordinates: 53°46′12″N 2°20′24″W / 53.770°N 2.340°W / 53.770; -2.340

Huncoat
Huncoat is located in Lancashire
Huncoat
Huncoat
 Huncoat shown within Lancashire
Population 4,400 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference SD775305
District Hyndburn
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ACCRINGTON
Postcode district BB5
Dialling code 01254
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Hyndburn
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire

Huncoat is a small village in Lancashire, England; situated in the North West. It is located to the east of Accrington.

Huncoat railway station is on the East Lancashire Line.

Origins[edit]

Huncoat can trace its origins to the survey of England produced by William The Conqueror in 1086 that became known as the Domesday Book. The name is of Anglo-Saxon origin where Hun, or Hunna was a family name and Cotte is an Old English name for a shelter for small animals.

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  1. ^ "X Factor star to tour". Accrington Observer. MEN Media. 2009-12-30. Retrieved 2010-01-02.