Where is Clifton?

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 on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Clifton
Location of Clifton within the UK

Which county is Clifton in?

Clifton 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 Clifton in Lancashire?

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

Location of Clifton within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Clifton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Clifton is PR4 0YF.

Where is Clifton in PR4?

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.

Location of Clifton within PR4

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What is the post town for Clifton?

The post town for Clifton is Preston. Clifton is in the PR4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Preston.

What is the latitude and longitude of Clifton?

The centre of Clifton is located at position 53.76661° latitude and -2.81393° longitude.

Latitude53.76661°
Longitude-2.81393°

What is the easting and northing of Clifton?

The centre of Clifton is located at the grid reference easting 346446 and northing 430336 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting346446
Northing430336

What are the nearest towns to Clifton?

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

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Clifton is 2 miles east of Freckleton
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Clifton is 3 miles south-east of Kirkham
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Clifton is 4 miles west of Fulwood
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Clifton is 7 miles west of Bamber Bridge
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Clifton is 7 miles north-west of Leyland
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Clifton is 9 miles east of Lytham St Anne's
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Clifton is 9 miles south-east of Poulton-le-Fylde
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Clifton is 10 miles south of Garstang
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Clifton is 10 miles south-west of Longridge
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Clifton is 10 miles east of Blackpool

What are the nearest cities to Clifton?

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

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Clifton is 5 miles west of Preston
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Clifton is 20 miles south of Lancaster
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Clifton is 26 miles north of Liverpool
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Clifton is 29 miles north-west of Salford
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Clifton is 31 miles north-west of Manchester
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Clifton is 40 miles north of Chester
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Clifton is 43 miles west of Bradford
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Clifton is 44 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Clifton is 52 miles west of Leeds
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Clifton is 54 miles west of Wakefield