Elston is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles south of the town of Longridge, four miles north-east of the major city of Preston, 152 miles south of Edinburgh, 161 miles north of Cardiff, and 188 miles north-west of London. Elston falls within the district council of Preston, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the BB2 postcode district. The post town for Elston is Blackburn.
Elston is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Elston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.
Elston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the BB2 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BB2 postcode district.
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The post town for Elston is Blackburn. Elston is in the BB2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Blackburn.
The centre of Elston is located at position 53.78616° latitude and -2.61316° longitude.
The centre of Elston is located at the grid reference easting 359699 and northing 432378 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Elston relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Elston to the centre of the town.
Position of Elston relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Elston to the centre of the city.