1. Dobcross

Where is Dobcross?

Dobcross is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, three miles north-east of the town of Lees, four miles east of the major town of Oldham, 152 miles north of Cardiff, and 162 miles north-west of London. Dobcross lies three miles south-west of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Dobcross falls within the metropolitan district council of Oldham. It is in the OL3 postcode district. The post town for Dobcross is Oldham.

Dobcross on a map

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

Which county is Dobcross in?

Dobcross is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Dobcross in Greater Manchester?

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

Location of Dobcross within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Dobcross?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dobcross is OL3 5AA.

Where is Dobcross in OL3?

Dobcross is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OL3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL3 postcode district.

Location of Dobcross within OL3

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What is the post town for Dobcross?

The post town for Dobcross is Oldham. Dobcross is in the OL3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oldham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dobcross?

The centre of Dobcross is located at position 53.55639° latitude and -2.01325° longitude.

Latitude53.55639°
Longitude-2.01325°

What is the easting and northing of Dobcross?

The centre of Dobcross is located at the grid reference easting 399220 and northing 406641 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting399220
Northing406641

What are the nearest towns to Dobcross?

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

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Dobcross is 3 miles north-east of Lees
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Dobcross is 3 miles north-east of Mossley
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Dobcross is 4 miles south-east of Shaw
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Dobcross is 4 miles east of Oldham
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Dobcross is 5 miles east of Royton
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Dobcross is 5 miles east of Chadderton
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Dobcross is 5 miles north of Stalybridge
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Dobcross is 6 miles south-east of Milnrow
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Dobcross is 6 miles north-east of Ashton-under-Lyne
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Dobcross is 6 miles north-east of Dukinfield

What are the nearest cities to Dobcross?

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

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Dobcross is 11 miles north-east of Manchester
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Dobcross is 13 miles north-east of Salford
19m
Dobcross is 19 miles south-west of Bradford
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Dobcross is 23 miles south-west of Wakefield
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Dobcross is 25 miles south-west of Leeds
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Dobcross is 25 miles north-west of Sheffield
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Dobcross is 31 miles south-east of Preston
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Dobcross is 38 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
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Dobcross is 41 miles east of Liverpool
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Dobcross is 44 miles north-east of Chester

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