Where is Crankwood?

Crankwood is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles north-east of the town of Golborne, four miles south-east of the major town of Wigan, 142 miles north of Cardiff, and 171 miles north-west of London. Crankwood lies two miles north of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Crankwood falls within the metropolitan district council of Wigan. It is in the WN7 postcode district. The post town for Crankwood is Leigh.

Crankwood on a map

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

Which county is Crankwood in?

Crankwood is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Crankwood in Greater Manchester?

Crankwood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Location of Crankwood within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Crankwood?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Crankwood is WN7 4PU.

Where is Crankwood in WN7?

Crankwood is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WN7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the WN7 postcode district.

Location of Crankwood within WN7

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What is the post town for Crankwood?

The post town for Crankwood is Leigh. Crankwood is in the WN7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leigh.

What is the latitude and longitude of Crankwood?

The centre of Crankwood is located at position 53.49475° latitude and -2.56696° longitude.

Latitude53.49475°
Longitude-2.56696°

What is the easting and northing of Crankwood?

The centre of Crankwood is located at the grid reference easting 362484 and northing 399933 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting362484
Northing399933

What are the nearest towns to Crankwood?

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

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Crankwood is 2 miles north-east of Golborne
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Crankwood is 2 miles west of Leigh
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Crankwood is 3 miles south of Hindley
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Crankwood is 3 miles east of Ashton-in-Makerfield
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Crankwood is 4 miles south-east of Ince-in-Makerfield
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Crankwood is 4 miles south-west of Atherton
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Crankwood is 4 miles south-west of Westhoughton
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Crankwood is 4 miles north-east of Newton-le-Willows
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Crankwood is 4 miles west of Tyldesley
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Crankwood is 4 miles south-east of Wigan

What are the nearest cities to Crankwood?

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

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Crankwood is 11 miles west of Salford
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Crankwood is 13 miles west of Manchester
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Crankwood is 18 miles east of Liverpool
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Crankwood is 19 miles south of Preston
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Crankwood is 25 miles north-east of Chester
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Crankwood is 37 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Crankwood is 39 miles south-west of Bradford
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Crankwood is 40 miles south of Lancaster
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Crankwood is 40 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Crankwood is 46 miles west of Wakefield

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