Where is Clifton?

Clifton is located in the county of Nottinghamshire, East Midlands, two miles south-east of the town of Beeston, four miles south of the major city of Nottingham, and 106 miles north-west of London. Clifton lies three miles south-east of the Derbyshire border. Clifton falls within the unitary authority of City of Nottingham. It is in the NG11 postcode district. The post town for Clifton is Nottingham.

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 Nottinghamshire, the historic county of Nottinghamshire, and the administrative county of City of Nottingham.

Ceremonial CountyNottinghamshire
Historic CountyNottinghamshire
Administrative CountyCity of Nottingham

Where is Clifton in Nottinghamshire?

Clifton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Nottinghamshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Nottinghamshire.

Location of Clifton within Nottinghamshire

What is the postcode for Clifton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Clifton is NG11 6WW.

Where is Clifton in NG11?

Clifton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NG11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the NG11 postcode district.

Location of Clifton within NG11

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What is the post town for Clifton?

The post town for Clifton is Nottingham. Clifton is in the NG11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Nottingham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Clifton?

The centre of Clifton is located at position 52.90253° latitude and -1.17785° longitude.

Latitude52.90253°
Longitude-1.17785°

What is the easting and northing of Clifton?

The centre of Clifton is located at the grid reference easting 455397 and northing 334216 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting455397
Northing334216

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 south-east of Beeston
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Clifton is 3 miles south-west of West Bridgford
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Clifton is 4 miles east of Long Eaton
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Clifton is 4 miles south-east of Stapleford
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Clifton is 5 miles east of Sandiacre
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Clifton is 6 miles west of Cotgrave
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Clifton is 7 miles south-east of Ilkeston
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Clifton is 7 miles south of Arnold
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Clifton is 7 miles south-east of Kimberley
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Clifton is 9 miles north of Loughborough

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 4 miles south of Nottingham
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Clifton is 13 miles east of Derby
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Clifton is 19 miles north of Leicester
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Clifton is 31 miles north-east of Lichfield
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Clifton is 35 miles south-west of Lincoln
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Clifton is 35 miles south of Sheffield
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Clifton is 37 miles north of Coventry
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Clifton is 42 miles north-east of Birmingham
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Clifton is 42 miles east of Stoke-on-Trent
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Clifton is 45 miles north-west of Peterborough