Ince-in-Makerfield or Ince is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England. The population of the Ince ward at the 2011 census was 13,486, but a southern share of Ince was moreover listed under the Abram ward (north of Warrington Road in this ward). Adding upon this area brings the sum in 2011 to 15,664.
Historically in Lancashire, Ince is contiguous to Wigan and is a residential suburb. Divided by a railway descent into two cut off areas – Higher Ince and Lower Ince, from 1894 Ince was an urban district of the administrative county of Lancashire and in 1974 became part of the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan.