- a town in NW England, in Cheshire: salt and chemical industries. Pop: 39 568 (2001)
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The town of Northwich is subject to fits, and the reason is that people like salt.
Northwich has the misfortune to be built on the top of a pie-crust.
At Northwich the Weaver becomes navigable as far as the Mersey.
You may see specimens of the different kinds of salt in the Salt Museum at Northwich.
At present prices in Northwich this fuel represents a value of 35s.