Carnforth is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, six miles north-east of the town of Morecambe, 24 miles north-east of the major town of Blackpool, 127 miles south of Edinburgh, 184 miles north of Cardiff, and 212 miles north-west of London. Carnforth lies three miles south of the Cumbria border. Carnforth falls within the district council of Lancaster, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the LA5 postcode district. The post town for Carnforth is Carnforth.
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Carnforth is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Carnforth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Carnforth is LA5 9JY.
Carnforth is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the LA5 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the LA5 postcode district.
The post town for Carnforth is Carnforth. Carnforth is in the LA5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Carnforth.
The centre of Carnforth is located at position 54.12887° latitude and -2.76747° longitude.
The centre of Carnforth is located at the grid reference easting 349945 and northing 470608 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Carnforth relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Carnforth to the centre of the town.
Position of Carnforth relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Carnforth to the centre of the city.