Where is Colby?

Colby is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, one mile west of the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, 27 miles south-east of the major city of Carlisle, 99 miles south of Edinburgh, 216 miles north of Cardiff, and 234 miles north-west of London. Colby was historically in the county of Westmorland. Colby falls within the district council of Eden, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA16 postcode district. The post town for Colby is Appleby-in-Westmorland.

Colby on a map

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

Which county is Colby in?

Colby is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Westmorland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyWestmorland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Colby in Cumbria?

Colby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the easternmost extremity of Cumbria.

Location of Colby within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Colby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Colby is CA16 6BD.

Where is Colby in CA16?

Colby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA16 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CA16 postcode district.

Location of Colby within CA16

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What is the post town for Colby?

The post town for Colby is Appleby-in-Westmorland. Colby is in the CA16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Appleby-in-Westmorland.

What is the latitude and longitude of Colby?

The centre of Colby is located at position 54.57776° latitude and -2.51885° longitude.

Latitude54.57776°
Longitude-2.51885°

What is the easting and northing of Colby?

The centre of Colby is located at the grid reference easting 366559 and northing 520408 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting366559
Northing520408

What are the nearest towns to Colby?

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

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Colby is 1 mile west of Appleby-in-Westmorland
10m
Colby is 10 miles north-west of Kirkby Stephen
11m
Colby is 11 miles south-east of Penrith
17m
Colby is 17 miles south of Alston
18m
Colby is 18 miles north of Sedbergh
19m
Colby is 19 miles north-east of Kendal
21m
Colby is 21 miles north-east of Ambleside
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Colby is 21 miles north-east of Windermere
22m
Colby is 22 miles north-east of Bowness-on-Windermere
24m
Colby is 24 miles south-west of Stanhope

What are the nearest cities to Colby?

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

27m
Colby is 27 miles south-east of Carlisle
38m
Colby is 38 miles north of Lancaster
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Colby is 40 miles west of Durham
46m
Colby is 46 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Colby is 50 miles north-west of Ripon
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Colby is 51 miles south-west of Sunderland
57m
Colby is 57 miles north of Preston
63m
Colby is 63 miles north-west of Bradford
67m
Colby is 67 miles north-west of Leeds
72m
Colby is 72 miles north-west of York

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