Gathurst is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles south-west of the town of Standish, three miles west of the major town of Wigan, 145 miles north of Cardiff, 167 miles south of Edinburgh, and 178 miles north-west of London. Gathurst lies just south of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Gathurst falls within the metropolitan district council of Wigan. It is in the WN6 postcode district. The post town for Gathurst is Wigan.
Gathurst is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Gathurst is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Gathurst is WN6 8JB.
Gathurst is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the WN6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WN6 postcode district.
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The post town for Gathurst is Wigan. Gathurst is in the WN6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigan.
The centre of Gathurst is located at position 53.56036° latitude and -2.69569° longitude.
The centre of Gathurst is located at the grid reference easting 354015 and northing 407308 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Gathurst relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Gathurst to the centre of the town.
Position of Gathurst relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Gathurst to the centre of the city.