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Where is Castleford?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Castleford in?

Castleford is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Castleford in West Yorkshire?

Castleford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Yorkshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of West Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Castleford within West Yorkshire
Location of Castleford within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Castleford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Castleford is WF10 1EA.

Where is Castleford in WF10?

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.

Map showing location of Castleford within WF10
Location of Castleford within WF10

What is the latitude and longitude of Castleford?

The centre of Castleford is located at position 53.72579° latitude and -1.35354° longitude.

Latitude53.72579°
Longitude-1.35354°

What is the easting and northing of Castleford?

The centre of Castleford is located at the grid reference easting 442752 and northing 425682 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting442752
Northing425682

What are the nearest towns to Castleford?

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

north-west
3m
Castleford is 3 miles north-west of Pontefract
north-east
3m
Castleford is 3 miles north-east of Normanton
north
4m
Castleford is 4 miles north of Featherstone
west
5m
Castleford is 5 miles west of Knottingley
south
5m
Castleford is 5 miles south of Garforth
east
5m
Castleford is 5 miles east of Rothwell
north
8m
Castleford is 8 miles north of Hemsworth
north
9m
Castleford is 9 miles north of South Kirkby
north-east
9m
Castleford is 9 miles north-east of Horbury
north
9m
Castleford is 9 miles north of South Elmsall

What are the nearest cities to Castleford?

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

north-east
7m
Castleford is 7 miles north-east of Wakefield
south-east
10m
Castleford is 10 miles south-east of Leeds
east
17m
Castleford is 17 miles east of Bradford
south-west
20m
Castleford is 20 miles south-west of York
north
24m
Castleford is 24 miles north of Sheffield
south
29m
Castleford is 29 miles south of Ripon
north-east
40m
Castleford is 40 miles north-east of Manchester
west
42m
Castleford is 42 miles west of Kingston upon Hull
north-east
42m
Castleford is 42 miles north-east of Salford
north-west
48m
Castleford is 48 miles north-west of Lincoln

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