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Where is Carnforth?

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.

COVID-19: Carnforth coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Lancashire case numbers. This Carnforth coronavirus map shows the position of Carnforth within Lancashire, along with the number of cases in Lancashire and each of the surrounding areas.

Carnforth on a map

Map showing extent of Carnforth as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Carnforth
Map showing location of Carnforth within the UK
Location of Carnforth within the UK

Which county is Carnforth in?

Carnforth is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Carnforth in Lancashire?

Carnforth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.

Map showing location of Carnforth within Lancashire
Location of Carnforth within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Carnforth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Carnforth is LA5 9JY.

Where is Carnforth in LA5?

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.

Map showing location of Carnforth within LA5
Location of Carnforth within LA5

What is the post town for Carnforth?

The post town for Carnforth is Carnforth. Carnforth is in the LA5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Carnforth.

What is the latitude and longitude of Carnforth?

The centre of Carnforth is located at position 54.12887° latitude and -2.76747° longitude.

Latitude54.12887°
Longitude-2.76747°

What is the easting and northing of Carnforth?

The centre of Carnforth is located at the grid reference easting 349945 and northing 470608 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting349945
Northing470608

What are the nearest towns to Carnforth?

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

north-east
6m
Carnforth is 6 miles north-east of Morecambe
south-east
7m
Carnforth is 7 miles south-east of Grange-over-Sands
north-east
8m
Carnforth is 8 miles north-east of Heysham
south-west
9m
Carnforth is 9 miles south-west of Kirkby Lonsdale
west
10m
Carnforth is 10 miles west of High Bentham
south
14m
Carnforth is 14 miles south of Kendal
east
14m
Carnforth is 14 miles east of Ulverston
north
16m
Carnforth is 16 miles north of Garstang
south-west
17m
Carnforth is 17 miles south-west of Sedbergh
east
17m
Carnforth is 17 miles east of Dalton-in-Furness

What are the nearest cities to Carnforth?

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

north
6m
Carnforth is 6 miles north of Lancaster
north
26m
Carnforth is 26 miles north of Preston
north-west
47m
Carnforth is 47 miles north-west of Bradford
north-west
49m
Carnforth is 49 miles north-west of Salford
north-west
50m
Carnforth is 50 miles north-west of Manchester
north
51m
Carnforth is 51 miles north of Liverpool
west
51m
Carnforth is 51 miles west of Ripon
south
53m
Carnforth is 53 miles south of Carlisle
north-west
55m
Carnforth is 55 miles north-west of Leeds
north-west
60m
Carnforth is 60 miles north-west of Wakefield

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