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Where is Colne?

Colne is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, one mile north-west of the town of Trawden, six miles north-east of the major town of Burnley, 151 miles south of Edinburgh, 170 miles north of Cardiff, and 183 miles north-west of London. Colne lies three miles south-west of the North Yorkshire border. Colne falls within the district council of Pendle, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the BB8 postcode district. The post town for Colne is Colne.

COVID-19: Colne coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Lancashire case numbers. This Colne coronavirus map shows the position of Colne within Lancashire, along with the number of cases in Lancashire and each of the surrounding areas.

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Map showing extent of Colne as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Colne
Map showing location of Colne within the UK
Location of Colne within the UK

Which county is Colne in?

Colne 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 Colne in Lancashire?

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

Map showing location of Colne within Lancashire
Location of Colne within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Colne?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Colne is BB8 0NN.

Where is Colne in BB8?

Colne is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BB8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BB8 postcode district.

Map showing location of Colne within BB8
Location of Colne within BB8

What is the post town for Colne?

The post town for Colne is Colne. Colne is in the BB8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Colne.

What is the latitude and longitude of Colne?

The centre of Colne is located at position 53.85737° latitude and -2.16417° longitude.

Latitude53.85737°
Longitude-2.16417°

What is the easting and northing of Colne?

The centre of Colne is located at the grid reference easting 389299 and northing 440140 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting389299
Northing440140

What are the nearest towns to Colne?

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

north-west
1m
Colne is 1 mile north-west of Trawden
east
2m
Colne is 2 miles east of Barrowford
north-east
3m
Colne is 3 miles north-east of Nelson
north-east
4m
Colne is 4 miles north-east of Brierfield
south
4m
Colne is 4 miles south of Barnoldswick
south
4m
Colne is 4 miles south of Earby
north-east
6m
Colne is 6 miles north-east of Burnley
north-east
7m
Colne is 7 miles north-east of Padiham
east
9m
Colne is 9 miles east of Clitheroe
south-west
9m
Colne is 9 miles south-west of Skipton

What are the nearest cities to Colne?

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

west
17m
Colne is 17 miles west of Bradford
east
23m
Colne is 23 miles east of Preston
west
25m
Colne is 25 miles west of Leeds
north
26m
Colne is 26 miles north of Manchester
north
27m
Colne is 27 miles north of Salford
south-east
29m
Colne is 29 miles south-east of Lancaster
north-west
30m
Colne is 30 miles north-west of Wakefield
south-west
32m
Colne is 32 miles south-west of Ripon
north-west
44m
Colne is 44 miles north-west of Sheffield
west
45m
Colne is 45 miles west of York

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