This article is about Preston in Lancashire, England. For other uses of the name see Preston (disambiguation).
Preston is famous for, among other things, its large bus station (with 79 gates and popular with Suicide Jumpers), St Walburge's Church (the tallest church in England at 94 metres), and Preston North End F.C, one of the oldest English Football League teams. City status was granted to Preston in 2002.
According to World Gazetteer, the population of Preston as of 2002 was about 183,400.