Clifton is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, two miles east of the town of Freckleton, five miles west of the major city of Preston, 152 miles south of Edinburgh, 159 miles north of Cardiff, and 192 miles north-west of London. Clifton lies seven miles north of the Merseyside border. Clifton falls within the district council of Fylde, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR4 postcode district. The post town for Clifton is Preston.
Clifton is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Clifton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Clifton is PR4 0YF.
Clifton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PR4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PR4 postcode district.
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The post town for Clifton is Preston. Clifton is in the PR4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Preston.
The centre of Clifton is located at position 53.76661° latitude and -2.81393° longitude.
The centre of Clifton is located at the grid reference easting 346446 and northing 430336 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Clifton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Clifton to the centre of the town.
Position of Clifton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Clifton to the centre of the city.