What is Blackburn?

Blackburn

Blackburn (i/ˈblækbɜrn/) is a large town in Lancashire, England. It lies to the north of the West Pennine Moors on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley, 9 miles (14 km) east of Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north-northwest of Manchester. and is 13 miles (21 km) north of the border with Greater Manchester. Blackburn is bounded to the south by Darwen, with which it forms the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen, Blackburn is its administrative centre. At the time of the UK Government's 2001 census, Blackburn had a population of 105,085, whilst the wider borough of Blackburn with Darwen had a population of 140,700.

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Doctor Greenwood - Career
... Greenwood was born in Blackburn, educated at Malvern College and was a member of the college football team in 1878-79 ... Greenwood's older brothers, Thomas and Harry, joined Blackburn Rovers shortly after the club's formation in 1875 and both played in the first match on 18 ... By 1880 Blackburn had become one of the best teams in England ...
Blackburn's Station
... Blackburn's Station was a stage stand on the old Butterfield Overland Mail route in Indian Territory ... Blackburn, an inter-married Choctaw and trader ... Blackburn's Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places (#73001568) in 1973 ...
Blackburn Rovers L.F.C.
... Blackburn Rovers Ladies Football Club are an English women's football club affiliated with Blackburn Rovers ...
Davy Crockett And The River Pirates - Songs
... of Davy Crockett" – Lyrics by Tom Blackburn, Music by George Bruns, sung by The Wellingtons "King of the River" – Lyrics by Tom Blackburn, Music by George Bruns, sung by Jeff York "Yaller ...