Where is Carr?

Carr is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, four miles north-east of the town of Lees, five miles north-east of the major town of Oldham, 153 miles north of Cardiff, and 162 miles north-west of London. Carr lies roughly one mile south-west of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Carr falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the OL3 postcode district. The post town for Carr is Oldham.

Carr on a map

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

Which county is Carr in?

Carr is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Carr in Greater Manchester?

Carr is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Location of Carr within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Carr?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Carr is OL3 5ND.

Where is Carr in OL3?

Carr is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OL3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL3 postcode district.

Location of Carr within OL3

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What is the post town for Carr?

The post town for Carr is Oldham. Carr is in the OL3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oldham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Carr?

The centre of Carr is located at position 53.57251° latitude and -1.99689° longitude.

Latitude53.57251°
Longitude-1.99689°

What is the easting and northing of Carr?

The centre of Carr is located at the grid reference easting 400303 and northing 408434 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting400303
Northing408434

What are the nearest towns to Carr?

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

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Carr is 4 miles north-east of Lees
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Carr is 4 miles east of Shaw
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Carr is 4 miles north-east of Mossley
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Carr is 5 miles east of Royton
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Carr is 5 miles north-east of Oldham
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Carr is 5 miles south-east of Milnrow
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Carr is 6 miles east of Chadderton
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Carr is 6 miles west of Meltham
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Carr is 6 miles south-east of Littleborough
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Carr is 7 miles north of Stalybridge

What are the nearest cities to Carr?

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

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Carr is 12 miles north-east of Manchester
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Carr is 14 miles north-east of Salford
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Carr is 18 miles south-west of Bradford
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Carr is 22 miles west of Wakefield
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Carr is 24 miles south-west of Leeds
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Carr is 25 miles north-west of Sheffield
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Carr is 32 miles south-east of Preston
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Carr is 39 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
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Carr is 42 miles east of Liverpool
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Carr is 44 miles south-west of Ripon