1. Hindley

Where is Hindley?

Hindley is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile east of the town of Ince-in-Makerfield, two miles south-east of the major town of Wigan, 144 miles north of Cardiff, 169 miles south of Edinburgh, and 174 miles north-west of London. Hindley lies four miles east of the Merseyside border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Hindley falls within the metropolitan district council of Wigan. It is in the WN2 postcode district. The post town for Hindley is Wigan.

Hindley on a map

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

Which county is Hindley in?

Hindley is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Hindley in Greater Manchester?

Hindley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Location of Hindley within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Hindley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hindley is WN2 3BX.

Where is Hindley in WN2?

Hindley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WN2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WN2 postcode district.

Location of Hindley within WN2

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What is the post town for Hindley?

The post town for Hindley is Wigan. Hindley is in the WN2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigan.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hindley?

The centre of Hindley is located at position 53.53382° latitude and -2.58111° longitude.

Latitude53.53382°
Longitude-2.58111°

What is the easting and northing of Hindley?

The centre of Hindley is located at the grid reference easting 361581 and northing 404287 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting361581
Northing404287

What are the nearest towns to Hindley?

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

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Hindley is 1 mile east of Ince-in-Makerfield
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Hindley is 2 miles south-east of Wigan
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Hindley is 3 miles south-west of Westhoughton
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Hindley is 4 miles north-west of Leigh
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Hindley is 4 miles west of Atherton
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Hindley is 4 miles north-east of Ashton-in-Makerfield
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Hindley is 4 miles north of Golborne
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Hindley is 5 miles south of Horwich
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Hindley is 5 miles west of Tyldesley
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Hindley is 5 miles south-east of Standish

What are the nearest cities to Hindley?

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

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Hindley is 12 miles west of Salford
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Hindley is 14 miles west of Manchester
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Hindley is 16 miles south of Preston
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Hindley is 19 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Hindley is 27 miles north-east of Chester
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Hindley is 37 miles south of Lancaster
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Hindley is 38 miles south-west of Bradford
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Hindley is 39 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Hindley is 41 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Hindley is 46 miles west of Wakefield

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