Bacup is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles north of the town of Whitworth, six miles south of the major town of Burnley, 159 miles north of Cardiff, 160 miles south of Edinburgh, and 174 miles north-west of London. Bacup lies two miles west of the West Yorkshire border. Bacup falls within the district council of Rossendale, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the OL13 postcode district. The post town for Bacup is Bacup.
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Bacup is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Bacup is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Bacup is OL13 9AA.
Bacup is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OL13 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL13 postcode district.
The post town for Bacup is Bacup. Bacup is in the OL13 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bacup.
The centre of Bacup is located at position 53.70334° latitude and -2.201° longitude.
The centre of Bacup is located at the grid reference easting 386828 and northing 423009 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Bacup relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Bacup to the centre of the town.
Position of Bacup relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Bacup to the centre of the city.