1. Blackrod

Where is Blackrod?

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 on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Blackrod
Location of Blackrod within the UK

Which county is Blackrod in?

Blackrod is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Blackrod in Greater Manchester?

Blackrod is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Location of Blackrod within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Blackrod?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Blackrod is BL6 5JP.

Where is Blackrod in BL6?

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.

Location of Blackrod within BL6

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What is the post town for Blackrod?

The post town for Blackrod is Bolton. Blackrod is in the BL6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bolton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Blackrod?

The centre of Blackrod is located at position 53.59532° latitude and -2.58767° longitude.

Latitude53.59532°
Longitude-2.58767°

What is the easting and northing of Blackrod?

The centre of Blackrod is located at the grid reference easting 361202 and northing 411133 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting361202
Northing411133

What are the nearest towns to Blackrod?

Position of Blackrod relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Blackrod to the centre of the town.

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Blackrod is 2 miles south of Adlington
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Blackrod is 2 miles west of Horwich
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Blackrod is 3 miles east of Standish
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Blackrod is 4 miles north-east of Wigan
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Blackrod is 4 miles north of Ince-in-Makerfield
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Blackrod is 4 miles north-west of Westhoughton
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Blackrod is 4 miles north of Hindley
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Blackrod is 4 miles south-east of Chorley
6m
Blackrod is 6 miles north-west of Atherton
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Blackrod is 7 miles west of Bolton

What are the nearest cities to Blackrod?

Position of Blackrod relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Blackrod to the centre of the city.

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Blackrod is 12 miles south of Preston
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Blackrod is 14 miles north-west of Salford
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Blackrod is 16 miles north-west of Manchester
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Blackrod is 21 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Blackrod is 31 miles north-east of Chester
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Blackrod is 33 miles south of Lancaster
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Blackrod is 37 miles west of Bradford
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Blackrod is 42 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Blackrod is 43 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Blackrod is 45 miles west of Leeds

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