Southport Pier Southport is a seaside town in Merseyside and is historically part of the county of Lancashire. The town of Southport is located in North West England on the Irish Sea coast. Southport has a population of over 90,000 people. It is approximately 16 miles north of Liverpool and around 15 miles southwest of Preston. We currently have a great selection of jobs in Southport listed on AllTheTopBananas.com. See these below or refine your search above.