Where is Bury?

Bury is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles north-east of the town of Radcliffe, 151 miles north of Cardiff, 167 miles south of Edinburgh, and 170 miles north-west of London. Bury lies two miles south-east of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Bury falls within the metropolitan district council of Bury. It is in the BL9 postcode district. The post town for Bury is Bury.

Bury on a map

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

Which county is Bury in?

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

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Bury in Greater Manchester?

Bury is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater Manchester.

Location of Bury within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Bury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bury is BL9 0DH.

Where is Bury in BL9?

Bury is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BL9 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BL9 postcode district.

Location of Bury within BL9

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What is the post town for Bury?

The post town for Bury is Bury. Bury is in the BL9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Bury?

The centre of Bury is located at position 53.59269° latitude and -2.29877° longitude.

Latitude53.59269°
Longitude-2.29877°

What is the easting and northing of Bury?

The centre of Bury is located at the grid reference easting 380322 and northing 410721 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting380322
Northing410721

What are the nearest towns to Bury?

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

2m
Bury is 2 miles north-east of Radcliffe
3m
Bury is 3 miles north of Whitefield
3m
Bury is 3 miles west of Heywood
4m
Bury is 4 miles north-east of Little Lever
4m
Bury is 4 miles south of Ramsbottom
5m
Bury is 5 miles north-east of Kearsley
5m
Bury is 5 miles north-east of Farnworth
5m
Bury is 5 miles north-west of Middleton
6m
Bury is 6 miles east of Bolton
6m
Bury is 6 miles north of Swinton

What are the nearest cities to Bury?

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

8m
Bury is 8 miles north of Salford
8m
Bury is 8 miles north of Manchester
20m
Bury is 20 miles south-east of Preston
26m
Bury is 26 miles south-west of Bradford
31m
Bury is 31 miles north-east of Liverpool
33m
Bury is 33 miles west of Wakefield
34m
Bury is 34 miles south-west of Leeds
37m
Bury is 37 miles north-east of Chester
37m
Bury is 37 miles north-west of Sheffield
38m
Bury is 38 miles south-east of Lancaster

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