Its neighbour city, York, PA, is located about 30 miles to the west.The War of the Roses tradition continued with Lancaster using as its symbol the red rose and York the white.Lancashire in 1961 County boroughs were: Burnley, Oldham, Preston, Wigan, Rochdale, Manchester, Barrow-in-Furness, Salford, Blackpool, Bootle, Blackburn, St Helens, 7.Southport, Liverpool, Bury, Warrington and Bolton By the census of 1971 the population of Lancashire (including all its associated county boroughs) had reached 5,129,416, making it then the most populous geographic county in the UK.Lancaster, however, is still considered to be the county town. The history of Lancashire is thought to have begun with its founding in the 12th century.
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Blackpool was a major centre for tourism for the inhabitants of Lancashire's mill towns, particularly during wakes week.
The county was subject to a significant boundary reform in 1974, which removed Liverpool and Manchester with most of their surrounding conurbations to form part of the metropolitan counties of Merseyside and Greater Manchester. At this time, the detached Furness peninsula was made part of Cumbria.
The administrative county of Lancashire was also the most populous of its type outside of London, with a population of 2,280,359 in 1961.
On 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, the administrative county of Lancashire was abolished, as were the county boroughs.