Croston is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, four miles south-west of the town of Leyland, seven miles south-west of the major city of Preston, 152 miles north of Cardiff, 159 miles south of Edinburgh, and 185 miles north-west of London. Croston lies five miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Croston falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR26 postcode district. The post town for Croston is Leyland.
Croston is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Croston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Croston is PR26 9AG.
Croston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PR26 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PR26 postcode district.
The post town for Croston is Leyland. Croston is in the PR26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leyland.
The centre of Croston is located at position 53.66225° latitude and -2.77521° longitude.
The centre of Croston is located at the grid reference easting 348871 and northing 418697 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Croston relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Croston to the centre of the town.
Position of Croston relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Croston to the centre of the city.