Aikton is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, three miles north of the town of Wigton, eight miles west of the major city of Carlisle, 75 miles south of Edinburgh, 234 miles north of Cardiff, and 263 miles north-west of London. Aikton lies six miles south-east of the Dumfries border, and was historically in the county of Cumberland. Aikton falls within the district council of Allerdale, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA7 postcode district. The post town for Aikton is Wigton.
Aikton is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
Aikton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Aikton is CA7 0HX.
Aikton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CA7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CA7 postcode district.
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The post town for Aikton is Wigton. Aikton is in the CA7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigton.
The centre of Aikton is located at position 54.87057° latitude and -3.13185° longitude.
The centre of Aikton is located at the grid reference easting 327462 and northing 553454 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Aikton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Aikton to the centre of the town.
Position of Aikton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Aikton to the centre of the city.