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Where is Crank?

Crank is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, two miles east of the town of Rainford, three miles north of the major town of St Helens, 140 miles north of Cardiff, 171 miles south of Edinburgh, and 176 miles north-west of London. Crank lies roughly one mile south of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Crank falls within the metropolitan district council of St. Helens. It is in the WA11 postcode district. The post town for Crank is St. Helens.

Crank on a map

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

Which county is Crank in?

Crank is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Crank in Merseyside?

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

Location of Crank within Merseyside
Location of Crank within Merseyside

What is the postcode for Crank?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Crank is WA11 8RU.

Where is Crank in WA11?

Crank is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WA11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WA11 postcode district.

Location of Crank within WA11
Location of Crank within WA11

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What is the post town for Crank?

The post town for Crank is St. Helens. Crank is in the WA11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of St. Helens.

What is the latitude and longitude of Crank?

The centre of Crank is located at position 53.49293° latitude and -2.74985° longitude.

Latitude53.49293°
Longitude-2.74985°

What is the easting and northing of Crank?

The centre of Crank is located at the grid reference easting 350349 and northing 399842 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting350349
Northing399842

What are the nearest towns to Crank?

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

east
2m
Crank is 2 miles east of Rainford
west
2m
Crank is 2 miles west of Billinge
north
3m
Crank is 3 miles north of St Helens
north-west
4m
Crank is 4 miles north-west of Haydock
south
4m
Crank is 4 miles south of Skelmersdale
west
5m
Crank is 5 miles west of Ashton-in-Makerfield
north-east
5m
Crank is 5 miles north-east of Prescot
north-west
5m
Crank is 5 miles north-west of Newton-le-Willows
east
6m
Crank is 6 miles east of Kirkby
south-west
6m
Crank is 6 miles south-west of Wigan

What are the nearest cities to Crank?

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

north-east
11m
Crank is 11 miles north-east of Liverpool
south
19m
Crank is 19 miles south of Preston
west
19m
Crank is 19 miles west of Salford
west
21m
Crank is 21 miles west of Manchester
north
22m
Crank is 22 miles north of Chester
north-east
33m
Crank is 33 miles north-east of St Asaph
south
39m
Crank is 39 miles south of Lancaster
north-west
40m
Crank is 40 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
south-west
46m
Crank is 46 miles south-west of Bradford
west
53m
Crank is 53 miles west of Wakefield

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