Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Wilmslow within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Wilmslow, town and par. with ry. sta., Cheshire, on river Bollin, 5 miles SW. of Stockport - par., 8064 ac., pop. 8886; town, pop. 5664; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 2 newspapers. The railway here crosses the Bollin on a viaduct of 11 arches. In the town are many good residences. The industries are similar to those of Manchester, Stockport, &c. Wilmslow is a local government district.