Where is Colton?

Colton is located in the county of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, four miles east of the town of Tadcaster, six miles south-west of the major city of York, 163 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 170 miles north of London. Colton lies five miles north-east of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Colton falls within the district council of Selby, under the county council of North Yorkshire. It is in the LS24 postcode district. The post town for Colton is Tadcaster.

Colton on a map

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

Which county is Colton in?

Colton is in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of North Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire

Where is Colton in North Yorkshire?

Colton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of North Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of North Yorkshire.

Location of Colton within North Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Colton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Colton is LS24 8JQ.

Where is Colton in LS24?

Colton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LS24 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the LS24 postcode district.

Location of Colton within LS24

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What is the post town for Colton?

The post town for Colton is Tadcaster. Colton is in the LS24 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Tadcaster.

What is the latitude and longitude of Colton?

The centre of Colton is located at position 53.89669° latitude and -1.17435° longitude.

Latitude53.89669°
Longitude-1.17435°

What is the easting and northing of Colton?

The centre of Colton is located at the grid reference easting 454354 and northing 444817 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting454354
Northing444817

What are the nearest towns to Colton?

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

4m
Colton is 4 miles east of Tadcaster
9m
Colton is 9 miles north-west of Selby
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Colton is 9 miles east of Wetherby
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Colton is 9 miles south-west of Haxby
11m
Colton is 11 miles north-east of Garforth
13m
Colton is 13 miles north of Knottingley
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Colton is 14 miles north-east of Castleford
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Colton is 14 miles south-east of Knaresborough
15m
Colton is 15 miles north of Pontefract
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Colton is 15 miles south of Easingwold

What are the nearest cities to Colton?

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

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Colton is 6 miles south-west of York
17m
Colton is 17 miles north-east of Leeds
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Colton is 20 miles north-east of Wakefield
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Colton is 22 miles south-east of Ripon
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Colton is 25 miles east of Bradford
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Colton is 36 miles west of Kingston upon Hull
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Colton is 38 miles north of Sheffield
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Colton is 53 miles north-east of Manchester
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Colton is 53 miles north-west of Lincoln
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Colton is 54 miles north-east of Salford

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