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Coordinates: 53°55′23″N 3°00′54″W / 53.923°N 3.015°W / 53.923; -3.015

Fleetwood - Mar 2008 - Marine Hall and Gardens from the Mount.jpg
Fleetwood - The Marine Hall and Gardens from the Mount
Fleetwood is located in Lancashire
 Fleetwood shown within Lancashire
Population 26,840 (2001 Census)
OS grid reference SD333479
District Wyre
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district FY7
Dialling code 01253
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Blackpool North and Fleetwood
List of places

Fleetwood is a town within the Wyre district of Lancashire, England. It lies at the northwest corner of the Fylde. It had a population of 26,840 people at the 2001 Census.[1] It is part of the Blackpool Urban Area. The town was the first planned place of the Victorian age. In the twentieth century, Fleetwood was a major deep-sea fishing port, but, since the 1970s, the fishing industry has declined. The town has slowly become poor. Fleetwood is also a seaside resort.

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