Neston is a town and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester, England. It is located on the Wirral Peninsula, in Cheshire. Parkgate is located to the north west and the villages of Little Neston and Ness Holt to the south of the village. At the 2001 census the population of Neston ward was recorded as 3,521,
increasing to 4,329 at the 2011 census.
The town and civil parish also includes Little Neston; Parkgate; and Riverside wards; along with part of Burton and Ness Holt ward, and had a population of 15,162 in 2001, increasing to 15,221 in 2011.The name is of Viking origin, deriving from the Old Norse Nes-tún, meaning 'farmstead or settlement at/near a promontory or headland'.
Another Nesttun town can be found near Bergen, Norway.
It is also mentioned in the Domesday Book as Nestone under the ownership of a William Fitznigel, with a population of eight households. [Wikipedia]