Where is Crofton?

Crofton is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, three miles south of the town of Normanton, three miles south-east of the major city of Wakefield, and 158 miles north of London. Crofton lies three miles north of the South Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Crofton falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the WF4 postcode district. The post town for Crofton is Wakefield.

Crofton on a map

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

Which county is Crofton in?

Crofton is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Crofton in West Yorkshire?

Crofton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of West Yorkshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of West Yorkshire.

Location of Crofton within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Crofton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Crofton is WF4 1NQ.

Where is Crofton in WF4?

Crofton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WF4 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the WF4 postcode district.

Location of Crofton within WF4

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What is the post town for Crofton?

The post town for Crofton is Wakefield. Crofton is in the WF4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wakefield.

What is the latitude and longitude of Crofton?

The centre of Crofton is located at position 53.65614° latitude and -1.42833° longitude.

Latitude53.65614°
Longitude-1.42833°

What is the easting and northing of Crofton?

The centre of Crofton is located at the grid reference easting 437879 and northing 417890 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting437879
Northing417890

What are the nearest towns to Crofton?

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

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Crofton is 3 miles south of Normanton
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Crofton is 3 miles south-west of Featherstone
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Crofton is 4 miles north of Royston
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Crofton is 4 miles north-west of Hemsworth
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Crofton is 5 miles east of Horbury
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Crofton is 5 miles south-west of Pontefract
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Crofton is 6 miles south-west of Castleford
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Crofton is 6 miles north-west of South Kirkby
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Crofton is 6 miles east of Ossett
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Crofton is 7 miles south of Rothwell

What are the nearest cities to Crofton?

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

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Crofton is 3 miles south-east of Wakefield
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Crofton is 11 miles south-east of Leeds
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Crofton is 16 miles south-east of Bradford
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Crofton is 19 miles north of Sheffield
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Crofton is 25 miles south-west of York
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Crofton is 33 miles south of Ripon
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Crofton is 36 miles east of Manchester
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Crofton is 38 miles east of Salford
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Crofton is 45 miles west of Kingston upon Hull
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Crofton is 47 miles north-west of Lincoln