Ashton-in-Makerfield is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles north-west of the town of Golborne, four miles south of the major town of Wigan, 141 miles north of Cardiff, 172 miles south of Edinburgh, and 173 miles north-west of London. Ashton-in-Makerfield lies just east of the Merseyside border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Ashton-in-Makerfield falls within the metropolitan district council of Wigan. It is in the WN4 postcode district. The post town for Ashton-in-Makerfield is Wigan.
Ashton-in-Makerfield is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Ashton-in-Makerfield is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Ashton-in-Makerfield is WN4 9AR.
Ashton-in-Makerfield is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the WN4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WN4 postcode district.
The post town for Ashton-in-Makerfield is Wigan. Ashton-in-Makerfield is in the WN4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigan.
The centre of Ashton-in-Makerfield is located at position 53.48858° latitude and -2.63851° longitude.
The centre of Ashton-in-Makerfield is located at the grid reference easting 357731 and northing 399286 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Ashton-in-Makerfield relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Ashton-in-Makerfield to the centre of the town.
Position of Ashton-in-Makerfield relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Ashton-in-Makerfield to the centre of the city.