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Where is Crewe?

Crewe is located in the county of Cheshire, North West England, four miles north-east of the town of Nantwich, 11 miles north-west of the major town of Newcastle-under-Lyme, 116 miles north of Cardiff, and 147 miles north-west of London. Crewe lies four miles north-west of the Staffordshire border. Crewe falls within the unitary authority of Cheshire East. It is in the CW2 postcode district. The post town for Crewe is Crewe.

COVID-19: Crewe coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Cheshire East case numbers. This Crewe coronavirus map shows the position of Crewe within Cheshire East, along with the number of cases in Cheshire East and each of the surrounding areas.

Crewe on a map

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

Which county is Crewe in?

Crewe is in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, the historic county of Cheshire, and the administrative county of Cheshire East.

Ceremonial CountyCheshire
Historic CountyCheshire
Administrative CountyCheshire East

Where is Crewe in Cheshire?

Crewe is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Cheshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cheshire.

Map showing location of Crewe within Cheshire
Location of Crewe within Cheshire

What is the postcode for Crewe?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Crewe is CW2 7EA.

Where is Crewe in CW2?

Crewe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CW2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CW2 postcode district.

Map showing location of Crewe within CW2
Location of Crewe within CW2

What is the post town for Crewe?

The post town for Crewe is Crewe. Crewe is in the CW2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Crewe.

What is the latitude and longitude of Crewe?

The centre of Crewe is located at position 53.09503° latitude and -2.44176° longitude.

Latitude53.09503°
Longitude-2.44176°

What is the easting and northing of Crewe?

The centre of Crewe is located at the grid reference easting 370515 and northing 355405 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting370515
Northing355405

What are the nearest towns to Crewe?

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

north-east
4m
Crewe is 4 miles north-east of Nantwich
south-west
5m
Crewe is 5 miles south-west of Sandbach
west
6m
Crewe is 6 miles west of Alsager
south
7m
Crewe is 7 miles south of Middlewich
south-east
8m
Crewe is 8 miles south-east of Winsford
north-west
8m
Crewe is 8 miles north-west of Madeley
west
8m
Crewe is 8 miles west of Kidsgrove
north-west
11m
Crewe is 11 miles north-west of Newcastle-under-Lyme
south-west
11m
Crewe is 11 miles south-west of Congleton
west
11m
Crewe is 11 miles west of Biddulph

What are the nearest cities to Crewe?

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

north-west
12m
Crewe is 12 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
east
20m
Crewe is 20 miles east of Chester
south
27m
Crewe is 27 miles south of Salford
south
28m
Crewe is 28 miles south of Manchester
south-east
31m
Crewe is 31 miles south-east of Liverpool
north
38m
Crewe is 38 miles north of Wolverhampton
north-west
38m
Crewe is 38 miles north-west of Lichfield
west
42m
Crewe is 42 miles west of Derby
east
43m
Crewe is 43 miles east of St Asaph
south-west
45m
Crewe is 45 miles south-west of Sheffield

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