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 is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.
Crank is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and towards the easternmost extremity of Merseyside.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Crank is WA11 8RU.
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.
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The post town for Crank is St. Helens. Crank is in the WA11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of St. Helens.
The centre of Crank is located at position 53.49293° latitude and -2.74985° longitude.
The centre of Crank is located at the grid reference easting 350349 and northing 399842 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Crank relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Crank to the centre of the town.
Position of Crank relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Crank to the centre of the city.