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.
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Chorley is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Chorley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Chorley is PR7 1BD.
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.
The post town for Chorley is Chorley. Chorley is in the PR7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chorley.
The centre of Chorley is located at position 53.65433° latitude and -2.63281° longitude.
The centre of Chorley is located at the grid reference easting 358273 and northing 417723 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Chorley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Chorley to the centre of the town.
Position of Chorley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Chorley to the centre of the city.