Banks is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, four miles north-east of the major town of Southport, 152 miles north of Cardiff, 158 miles south of Edinburgh, and 190 miles north-west of London. Banks lies just north of the Merseyside border. Banks falls within the district council of West Lancashire, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR9 postcode district. The post town for Banks is Southport.
Banks is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Banks is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Banks is PR9 8BQ.
Banks is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PR9 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PR9 postcode district.
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The post town for Banks is Southport. Banks is in the PR9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Southport.
The centre of Banks is located at position 53.67791° latitude and -2.92356° longitude.
The centre of Banks is located at the grid reference easting 339091 and northing 420556 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Banks relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Banks to the centre of the town.
Position of Banks relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Banks to the centre of the city.