Castleford is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, three miles north-west of the town of Pontefract, seven miles north-east of the major city of Wakefield, and 161 miles north of London. Castleford lies two miles south of the North Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Castleford falls within the metropolitan district council of Wakefield. It is in the WF10 postcode district.
Castleford is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.
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Castleford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Yorkshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of West Yorkshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Castleford is WF10 1EA.
Castleford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WF10 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WF10 postcode district.
The centre of Castleford is located at position 53.72579° latitude and -1.35354° longitude.
The centre of Castleford is located at the grid reference easting 442752 and northing 425682 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Castleford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Castleford to the centre of the town.
Position of Castleford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Castleford to the centre of the city.