Historically part of Lancashire, the town was founded in 1792 when William Sutton, an innkeeper from Churchtown, built a bathing house at what now is the south end of Lord Street.
At that time, the area, known as South Hawes, was sparsely populated and dominated by sand dunes.
Town attractions include Southport Pier with its Southport Pier Tramway, the second longest seaside pleasure pier in the British Isles Extensive sand dunes stretch for several miles between Birkdale and Woodvale to the south of the town.
The Ainsdale sand dunes have been designated as a national nature reserve and a Ramsar site.
At the turn of the 19th century, the area became popular with tourists due to the easy access from the nearby Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
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