Where is Foston?

Foston is located in the county of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, seven miles south-west of the town of Malton, ten miles north-east of the major city of York, 158 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 180 miles north of London. Foston lies five miles north-west of the East Riding of Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Foston falls within the district council of Ryedale, under the county council of North Yorkshire. It is in the YO60 postcode district. The post town for Foston is York.

Foston on a map

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

Which county is Foston in?

Foston is in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of North Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire

Where is Foston in North Yorkshire?

Foston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of North Yorkshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of North Yorkshire.

Location of Foston within North Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Foston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Foston is YO60 7QF.

Where is Foston in YO60?

Foston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the YO60 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the YO60 postcode district.

Location of Foston within YO60

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What is the post town for Foston?

The post town for Foston is York. Foston is in the YO60 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of York.

What is the latitude and longitude of Foston?

The centre of Foston is located at position 54.07736° latitude and -0.93638° longitude.

Latitude54.07736°
Longitude-0.93638°

What is the easting and northing of Foston?

The centre of Foston is located at the grid reference easting 469689 and northing 465127 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting469689
Northing465127

What are the nearest towns to Foston?

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

7m
Foston is 7 miles south-west of Malton
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Foston is 7 miles north-east of Haxby
7m
Foston is 7 miles south-west of Norton-on-Derwent
11m
Foston is 11 miles east of Easingwold
12m
Foston is 12 miles north-west of Pocklington
13m
Foston is 13 miles south-east of Helmsley
13m
Foston is 13 miles south of Kirkbymoorside
13m
Foston is 13 miles south-west of Pickering
18m
Foston is 18 miles north-west of Market Weighton
19m
Foston is 19 miles east of Boroughbridge

What are the nearest cities to Foston?

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

10m
Foston is 10 miles north-east of York
24m
Foston is 24 miles east of Ripon
32m
Foston is 32 miles north-east of Leeds
34m
Foston is 34 miles north-west of Kingston upon Hull
36m
Foston is 36 miles north-east of Wakefield
39m
Foston is 39 miles north-east of Bradford
53m
Foston is 53 miles north-east of Sheffield
55m
Foston is 55 miles south-east of Durham
60m
Foston is 60 miles south of Sunderland
61m
Foston is 61 miles north of Lincoln

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