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Where is Ashton-in-Makerfield?

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 on a map

Map showing extent of Ashton-in-Makerfield as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Ashton-in-Makerfield
Map showing location of Ashton-in-Makerfield within the UK
Location of Ashton-in-Makerfield within the UK

Which county is Ashton-in-Makerfield in?

Ashton-in-Makerfield is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Ashton-in-Makerfield in Greater Manchester?

Ashton-in-Makerfield is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Map showing location of Ashton-in-Makerfield within Greater Manchester
Location of Ashton-in-Makerfield within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Ashton-in-Makerfield?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ashton-in-Makerfield is WN4 9AR.

Where is Ashton-in-Makerfield in WN4?

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.

Map showing location of Ashton-in-Makerfield within WN4
Location of Ashton-in-Makerfield within WN4

What is the post town for Ashton-in-Makerfield?

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.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ashton-in-Makerfield?

The centre of Ashton-in-Makerfield is located at position 53.48858° latitude and -2.63851° longitude.

Latitude53.48858°
Longitude-2.63851°

What is the easting and northing of Ashton-in-Makerfield?

The centre of Ashton-in-Makerfield is located at the grid reference easting 357731 and northing 399286 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting357731
Northing399286

What are the nearest towns to Ashton-in-Makerfield?

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.

north-west
2m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 2 miles north-west of Golborne
north-east
2m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 2 miles north-east of Haydock
north
2m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 2 miles north of Newton-le-Willows
east
3m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 3 miles east of Billinge
south
4m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 4 miles south of Ince-in-Makerfield
south-west
4m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 4 miles south-west of Hindley
south
4m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 4 miles south of Wigan
north-east
5m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 5 miles north-east of St Helens
west
5m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 5 miles west of Leigh
east
6m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 6 miles east of Rainford

What are the nearest cities to Ashton-in-Makerfield?

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.

west
14m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 14 miles west of Salford
east
15m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 15 miles east of Liverpool
west
16m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 16 miles west of Manchester
south
19m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 19 miles south of Preston
north-east
23m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 23 miles north-east of Chester
north-east
37m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 37 miles north-east of St Asaph
north-west
38m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 38 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
south
39m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 39 miles south of Lancaster
south-west
42m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 42 miles south-west of Bradford
west
49m
Ashton-in-Makerfield is 49 miles west of Wakefield

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