Chinley is located in the county of Derbyshire, East Midlands, two miles north-west of the town of Chapel-en-le-Frith, ten miles south-east of the major town of Stockport, 139 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 147 miles north-west of London. Chinley lies three miles east of the Cheshire border. Chinley falls within the district council of High Peak, under the county council of Derbyshire. It is in the SK23 postcode district. The post town for Chinley is High Peak.
Chinley is in the ceremonial county of Derbyshire, the historic county of Derbyshire, and the administrative county of Derbyshire.
Chinley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Derbyshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Derbyshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Chinley is SK23 6WP.
Chinley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SK23 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SK23 postcode district.
The post town for Chinley is High Peak. Chinley is in the SK23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of High Peak.
The centre of Chinley is located at position 53.34006° latitude and -1.93993° longitude.
The centre of Chinley is located at the grid reference easting 404097 and northing 382575 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Chinley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Chinley to the centre of the town.
Position of Chinley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Chinley to the centre of the city.