Greenhead is located in the county of Northumberland, North East England, three miles west of the town of Haltwhistle, 17 miles east of the major city of Carlisle, 72 miles south of Edinburgh, 244 miles north of Cardiff, and 259 miles north-west of London. Greenhead lies two miles north-east of the Cumbria border. Greenhead falls within the unitary authority of Northumberland. It is in the CA8 postcode district. The post town for Greenhead is Brampton.
Greenhead is in the ceremonial county of Northumberland, the historic county of Northumberland, and the administrative county of Northumberland.
Greenhead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Northumberland, and towards the westernmost extremity of Northumberland.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Greenhead is CA8 7HE.
Greenhead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CA8 postcode district.
The post town for Greenhead is Brampton. Greenhead is in the CA8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Brampton.
The centre of Greenhead is located at position 54.982° latitude and -2.53441° longitude.
The centre of Greenhead is located at the grid reference easting 365897 and northing 565397 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Greenhead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Greenhead to the centre of the town.
Position of Greenhead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Greenhead to the centre of the city.