Where is Halton?

Halton is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, two miles north-east of the city of Lancaster, 21 miles north-east of the major town of Blackpool, 131 miles south of Edinburgh, 180 miles north of Cardiff, and 209 miles north-west of London. Halton lies five miles south of the Cumbria border. Halton falls within the district council of Lancaster, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the LA2 postcode district. The post town for Halton is Lancaster.

Halton on a map

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

Which county is Halton in?

Halton is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Halton in Lancashire?

Halton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Halton within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Halton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Halton is LA2 6LT.

Where is Halton in LA2?

Halton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the LA2 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the LA2 postcode district.

Location of Halton within LA2

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What is the post town for Halton?

The post town for Halton is Lancaster. Halton is in the LA2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lancaster.

What is the latitude and longitude of Halton?

The centre of Halton is located at position 54.07683° latitude and -2.76451° longitude.

Latitude54.07683°
Longitude-2.76451°

What is the easting and northing of Halton?

The centre of Halton is located at the grid reference easting 350076 and northing 464816 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting350076
Northing464816

What are the nearest towns to Halton?

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

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Halton is 4 miles south of Carnforth
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Halton is 4 miles east of Morecambe
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Halton is 6 miles east of Heysham
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Halton is 10 miles south-east of Grange-over-Sands
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Halton is 11 miles west of High Bentham
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Halton is 11 miles south-west of Kirkby Lonsdale
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Halton is 12 miles north of Garstang
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Halton is 16 miles south-east of Ulverston
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Halton is 16 miles north-east of Fleetwood
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Halton is 17 miles north-east of Thornton

What are the nearest cities to Halton?

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

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Halton is 2 miles north-east of Lancaster
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Halton is 22 miles north of Preston
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Halton is 45 miles north-west of Salford
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Halton is 46 miles north-west of Bradford
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Halton is 46 miles north-west of Manchester
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Halton is 47 miles north of Liverpool
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Halton is 51 miles west of Ripon
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Halton is 53 miles west of Leeds
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Halton is 57 miles south of Carlisle
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Halton is 58 miles north-west of Wakefield