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Where is Chorley?

Chorley is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles north-west of the town of Adlington, eight miles north of the major town of Wigan, 152 miles north of Cardiff, 161 miles south of Edinburgh, and 181 miles north-west of London. Chorley lies three miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Chorley falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR7 postcode district. The post town for Chorley is Chorley.

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

Chorley on a map

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

Which county is Chorley in?

Chorley 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 Chorley in Lancashire?

Chorley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.

Map showing location of Chorley within Lancashire
Location of Chorley within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Chorley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chorley is PR7 1DZ.

Where is Chorley in PR7?

Chorley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PR7 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PR7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Chorley within PR7
Location of Chorley within PR7

What is the post town for Chorley?

The post town for Chorley is Chorley. Chorley is in the PR7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chorley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Chorley?

The centre of Chorley is located at position 53.65433° latitude and -2.63281° longitude.

Latitude53.65433°
Longitude-2.63281°

What is the easting and northing of Chorley?

The centre of Chorley is located at the grid reference easting 358273 and northing 417723 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting358273
Northing417723

What are the nearest towns to Chorley?

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

north-west
3m
Chorley is 3 miles north-west of Adlington
south-east
4m
Chorley is 4 miles south-east of Leyland
north
5m
Chorley is 5 miles north of Standish
north-west
5m
Chorley is 5 miles north-west of Horwich
south
5m
Chorley is 5 miles south of Bamber Bridge
west
7m
Chorley is 7 miles west of Darwen
north
8m
Chorley is 8 miles north of Wigan
north
8m
Chorley is 8 miles north of Ince-in-Makerfield
north-west
9m
Chorley is 9 miles north-west of Westhoughton
north
9m
Chorley is 9 miles north of Hindley

What are the nearest cities to Chorley?

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

south
8m
Chorley is 8 miles south of Preston
north-west
18m
Chorley is 18 miles north-west of Salford
north-west
20m
Chorley is 20 miles north-west of Manchester
north-east
22m
Chorley is 22 miles north-east of Liverpool
south
28m
Chorley is 28 miles south of Lancaster
north
34m
Chorley is 34 miles north of Chester
west
37m
Chorley is 37 miles west of Bradford
north-east
43m
Chorley is 43 miles north-east of St Asaph
west
46m
Chorley is 46 miles west of Leeds
west
47m
Chorley is 47 miles west of Wakefield

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