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 is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Westmorland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
Colby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the easternmost extremity of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Colby is CA16 6BD.
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.
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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.
The centre of Colby is located at position 54.57776° latitude and -2.51885° longitude.
The centre of Colby is located at the grid reference easting 366559 and northing 520408 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Colby relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Colby to the centre of the town.
Position of Colby relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Colby to the centre of the city.