Where is Denton?

Denton is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile west of the town of Hyde, four miles north-east of the major town of Stockport, 144 miles north of Cardiff, and 158 miles north-west of London. Denton lies four miles north-west of the Derbyshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Denton falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the M34 postcode district. The post town for Denton is Manchester.

Denton on a map

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

Which county is Denton in?

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

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Denton in Greater Manchester?

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

Location of Denton within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Denton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Denton is M34 3AS.

Where is Denton in M34?

Denton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the M34 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the M34 postcode district.

Location of Denton within M34

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What is the post town for Denton?

The post town for Denton is Manchester. Denton is in the M34 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Manchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Denton?

The centre of Denton is located at position 53.4562° latitude and -2.11378° longitude.

Latitude53.4562°
Longitude-2.11378°

What is the easting and northing of Denton?

The centre of Denton is located at the grid reference easting 392542 and northing 395500 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting392542
Northing395500

What are the nearest towns to Denton?

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

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Denton is 1 mile west of Hyde
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Denton is 2 miles south-west of Dukinfield
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Denton is 2 miles south-east of Droylsden
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Denton is 2 miles south of Ashton-under-Lyne
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Denton is 3 miles south-west of Stalybridge
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Denton is 3 miles north of Romiley
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Denton is 4 miles north-east of Stockport
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Denton is 4 miles south-east of Failsworth
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Denton is 5 miles north-west of Marple
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Denton is 5 miles south-west of Mossley

What are the nearest cities to Denton?

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

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Denton is 6 miles east of Manchester
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Denton is 8 miles east of Salford
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Denton is 27 miles west of Sheffield
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Denton is 27 miles south-west of Bradford
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Denton is 30 miles south-west of Wakefield
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Denton is 30 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
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Denton is 32 miles south-east of Preston
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Denton is 33 miles south-west of Leeds
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Denton is 36 miles east of Liverpool
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Denton is 37 miles north-east of Chester