Blackrod is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles south of the town of Adlington, four miles north-east of the major town of Wigan, 148 miles north of Cardiff, 165 miles south of Edinburgh, and 177 miles north-west of London. Blackrod lies just south of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Blackrod falls within the metropolitan district council of Bolton. It is in the BL6 postcode district. The post town for Blackrod is Bolton.
Blackrod is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Blackrod is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackrod is BL6 5JP.
Blackrod is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BL6 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BL6 postcode district.
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The post town for Blackrod is Bolton. Blackrod is in the BL6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bolton.
The centre of Blackrod is located at position 53.59532° latitude and -2.58767° longitude.
The centre of Blackrod is located at the grid reference easting 361202 and northing 411133 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Blackrod relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Blackrod to the centre of the town.
Position of Blackrod relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Blackrod to the centre of the city.