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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||ST HELENS|
Historically in Lancashire, it lies approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) north-northwest of Widnes and about 12 miles (19 km) east of Liverpool city centre. The area is bordered by Eccleston, Rainhill, Ravenhead, Sutton and Windle.
The three elected councillors for Thatto Heath ward are Cllrs Nova Charlton, Robyn Hattersley and Richard McCaulley of the Labour Party.