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Where is Handforth?

Handforth is located in the county of Cheshire, North West England, two miles north-east of the town of Wilmslow, five miles south-west of the major town of Stockport, 135 miles north of Cardiff, and 154 miles north-west of London. Handforth lies just south of the Greater Manchester border. Handforth falls within the unitary authority of Cheshire East. It is in the SK9 postcode district.

Handforth on a map

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

Which county is Handforth in?

Handforth is in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, the historic county of Cheshire, and the administrative county of Cheshire East.

Ceremonial CountyCheshire
Historic CountyCheshire
Administrative CountyCheshire East

Where is Handforth in Cheshire?

Handforth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cheshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Cheshire.

Map showing location of Handforth within Cheshire
Location of Handforth within Cheshire

What is the postcode for Handforth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Handforth is SK9 3EN.

Where is Handforth in SK9?

Handforth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SK9 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SK9 postcode district.

Map showing location of Handforth within SK9
Location of Handforth within SK9

What is the latitude and longitude of Handforth?

The centre of Handforth is located at position 53.34727° latitude and -2.21526° longitude.

Latitude53.34727°
Longitude-2.21526°

What is the easting and northing of Handforth?

The centre of Handforth is located at the grid reference easting 385767 and northing 383397 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting385767
Northing383397

What are the nearest towns to Handforth?

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

north-east
2m
Handforth is 2 miles north-east of Wilmslow
south-west
2m
Handforth is 2 miles south-west of Cheadle Hulme
south-west
2m
Handforth is 2 miles south-west of Bramhall
south
3m
Handforth is 3 miles south of Cheadle
south
3m
Handforth is 3 miles south of Gatley
west
4m
Handforth is 4 miles west of Poynton
south-west
4m
Handforth is 4 miles south-west of Hazel Grove
south-west
5m
Handforth is 5 miles south-west of Stockport
south-east
6m
Handforth is 6 miles south-east of Hale
north-west
6m
Handforth is 6 miles north-west of Bollington

What are the nearest cities to Handforth?

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

south
9m
Handforth is 9 miles south of Manchester
south
10m
Handforth is 10 miles south of Salford
north
23m
Handforth is 23 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
east
30m
Handforth is 30 miles east of Chester
west
31m
Handforth is 31 miles west of Sheffield
east
32m
Handforth is 32 miles east of Liverpool
south-east
35m
Handforth is 35 miles south-east of Preston
south-west
36m
Handforth is 36 miles south-west of Bradford
south-west
38m
Handforth is 38 miles south-west of Wakefield
south-west
42m
Handforth is 42 miles south-west of Leeds

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