Newton-le-Willows is a market town in the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens, Merseyside, England. It was historically part of Lancashire. It is midway between Liverpool and Manchester, about 15 miles (24 km) from each. It is 4 miles (6 km) east of St Helens, 5 miles (8 km) north of Warrington and 7 miles (11 km) south of Wigan. The population at the 2011 census was 22,114.