This town is located at the tip of the Furness peninsula and is bordered by the Irish Sea and Morecamba Bay.
Historically, Barrow was a small fishing village before the Industrial Revolution in the mid 19th century. The name was originally of an island, and the name Barrai can be traced back to 1190. Later on it got renamed to Old Barrow in 1537 and Old Barrow Insula and Barrohead in 1577.
This town is situated at the tip of the Furness peninsula on the north western edge of Morecambe Bay. The town center and the major industrial areas sit on a flat coastal shelf with gentle incline leading away from the coast.
The average annual high temperature is 13 degree Fahrenheit and the average annual low temperature is 8 degrees Fahrenheit.
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