Blackburn is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles south-west of the town of Rishton, 155 miles south of Edinburgh, 160 miles north of Cardiff, and 183 miles north-west of London. Blackburn lies seven miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Blackburn falls within the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen. It is in the BB1 postcode district. The post town for Blackburn is Blackburn.
Blackburn is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Blackburn with Darwen.
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Blackburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackburn is BB1 6AD.
Blackburn is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BB1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BB1 postcode district.
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The post town for Blackburn is Blackburn. Blackburn is in the BB1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Blackburn.
The centre of Blackburn is located at position 53.75007° latitude and -2.48153° longitude.
The centre of Blackburn is located at the grid reference easting 368344 and northing 428297 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Blackburn relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Blackburn to the centre of the town.
Position of Blackburn relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Blackburn to the centre of the city.