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 is in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of North Yorkshire.
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Colton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of North Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of North Yorkshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Colton is LS24 8JQ.
Colton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LS24 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the LS24 postcode district.
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The post town for Colton is Tadcaster. Colton is in the LS24 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Tadcaster.
The centre of Colton is located at position 53.89669° latitude and -1.17435° longitude.
The centre of Colton is located at the grid reference easting 454354 and northing 444817 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Colton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Colton to the centre of the town.
Position of Colton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Colton to the centre of the city.