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Where is Halifax?

Halifax is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, three miles north of the town of Elland, 163 miles south of Edinburgh, 165 miles north of Cardiff, and 169 miles north-west of London. Halifax was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Halifax falls within the metropolitan district council of Calderdale. It is in the HX1 postcode district.

Halifax on a map

Map showing extent of Halifax as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Halifax
Map showing location of Halifax within the UK
Location of Halifax within the UK

Which county is Halifax in?

Halifax is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Halifax in West Yorkshire?

Halifax is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Yorkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of West Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Halifax within West Yorkshire
Location of Halifax within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Halifax?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Halifax is HX1 1NT.

Where is Halifax in HX1?

Halifax is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the HX1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the HX1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Halifax within HX1
Location of Halifax within HX1

What is the latitude and longitude of Halifax?

The centre of Halifax is located at position 53.72283° latitude and -1.86018° longitude.

Latitude53.72283°
Longitude-1.86018°

What is the easting and northing of Halifax?

The centre of Halifax is located at the grid reference easting 409324 and northing 425167 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting409324
Northing425167

What are the nearest towns to Halifax?

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

north
3m
Halifax is 3 miles north of Elland
east
3m
Halifax is 3 miles east of Sowerby Bridge
north-west
3m
Halifax is 3 miles north-west of Brighouse
west
6m
Halifax is 6 miles west of Cleckheaton
north-west
6m
Halifax is 6 miles north-west of Huddersfield
east
6m
Halifax is 6 miles east of Hebden Bridge
west
7m
Halifax is 7 miles west of Liversedge
north-west
8m
Halifax is 8 miles north-west of Mirfield
west
8m
Halifax is 8 miles west of Heckmondwike
south-west
8m
Halifax is 8 miles south-west of Shipley

What are the nearest cities to Halifax?

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

south-west
6m
Halifax is 6 miles south-west of Bradford
south-west
14m
Halifax is 14 miles south-west of Leeds
west
15m
Halifax is 15 miles west of Wakefield
north-east
23m
Halifax is 23 miles north-east of Manchester
north-east
25m
Halifax is 25 miles north-east of Salford
north-west
29m
Halifax is 29 miles north-west of Sheffield
south-west
32m
Halifax is 32 miles south-west of Ripon
east
34m
Halifax is 34 miles east of Preston
south-west
36m
Halifax is 36 miles south-west of York
south-east
45m
Halifax is 45 miles south-east of Lancaster

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