Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Sale within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Sale, town and township with ry. sta., Ashton on Mersey par., Cheshire, on river Mersey, 5 miles SW. of Manchester, 2006 ac., pop. 7915; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Sale Moor, 2 miles distant, 2 Banks, 1 newspaper; is practically a suburb of Manchester, and has extensive market gardens. Sale Old Hall, Sale Priory, and Sale Lodge are seats in the neighbourhood.