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Population of St Helens
At the last census the population was 102,629
The glass industry is no longer the major employer it once was, however it still employs over a thousand people in the town. The large Pilkington Brothers works, founded in 1826, dominates the town's industrial quarter and still produces all the UK's output of flat glass
There is no university in St Helens; locals who stay in the area and go to university often take advantage of the surrounding universities such as Edge Hill (Ormskirk), Liverpool, Manchester, Salford and Chester
St Helens is a landlocked town, but with easy access to the ports of Liverpool, on the River Mersey and Mostyn, North Wales, on the River Dee
The nearest major airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL). This airport has international and domestic flights from Liverpool, United Kingdom and is 15 miles from the centre of Saint Helens
There are two local weekly newspapers which are freely distributed. These are the St Helens Star and the St Helens Reporter
Famous People from St Helens
Thomas Beecham (Pharmaceutials), Sir Alastair Pilkington (Glass maker), Johnny Vegas (Comedian), Dave Chisnall (Darts), Bill Foulkes (Footballer)
St Helens Rugby League FC, Liverpool St Helens FC (Rugby), St Helens Town FC (Football), St Helens CC, St Helens Recreation CC (Cricket)
St Helens is twinned with Chalon-sur-Saone (France), Stuttgart (Germany)
The town historically lay within the ancient Lancashire division of West Derby known as a "hundred". The area developed rapidly in the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries into a significant centre for coal mining and glassmaking. It was also home to a cotton and linen industry (notably sail making) that lasted until the mid-19th century as well as salt, lime and alkali pits, copper smelting, and brewing
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