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Where is Dewsbury?

Dewsbury is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, two miles south of the town of Batley, five miles west of the major city of Wakefield, and 163 miles north-west of London. Dewsbury lies six miles north-west of the South Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Dewsbury falls within the metropolitan district council of Kirklees. It is in the WF13 postcode district. The post town for Dewsbury is Dewsbury.

Dewsbury on a map

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

Which county is Dewsbury in?

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

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Dewsbury in West Yorkshire?

Dewsbury is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Dewsbury within West Yorkshire
Location of Dewsbury within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Dewsbury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dewsbury is WF13 1AA.

Where is Dewsbury in WF13?

Dewsbury is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WF13 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the WF13 postcode district.

Map showing location of Dewsbury within WF13
Location of Dewsbury within WF13

What is the post town for Dewsbury?

The post town for Dewsbury is Dewsbury. Dewsbury is in the WF13 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dewsbury.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dewsbury?

The centre of Dewsbury is located at position 53.69172° latitude and -1.62769° longitude.

Latitude53.69172°
Longitude-1.62769°

What is the easting and northing of Dewsbury?

The centre of Dewsbury is located at the grid reference easting 424683 and northing 421761 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting424683
Northing421761

What are the nearest towns to Dewsbury?

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

south
2m
Dewsbury is 2 miles south of Batley
west
2m
Dewsbury is 2 miles west of Ossett
south-east
2m
Dewsbury is 2 miles south-east of Heckmondwike
north-east
3m
Dewsbury is 3 miles north-east of Mirfield
south-east
3m
Dewsbury is 3 miles south-east of Liversedge
north-west
4m
Dewsbury is 4 miles north-west of Horbury
south
4m
Dewsbury is 4 miles south of Morley
south-east
4m
Dewsbury is 4 miles south-east of Cleckheaton
east
6m
Dewsbury is 6 miles east of Brighouse
north-east
7m
Dewsbury is 7 miles north-east of Huddersfield

What are the nearest cities to Dewsbury?

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

west
5m
Dewsbury is 5 miles west of Wakefield
south-west
8m
Dewsbury is 8 miles south-west of Leeds
south-east
9m
Dewsbury is 9 miles south-east of Bradford
north
22m
Dewsbury is 22 miles north of Sheffield
south-west
29m
Dewsbury is 29 miles south-west of York
north-east
29m
Dewsbury is 29 miles north-east of Manchester
south
31m
Dewsbury is 31 miles south of Ripon
north-east
31m
Dewsbury is 31 miles north-east of Salford
east
44m
Dewsbury is 44 miles east of Preston
north-east
52m
Dewsbury is 52 miles north-east of Stoke-on-Trent

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