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Where is Horbury?

Horbury is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, two miles south-east of the town of Ossett, three miles south-west of the major city of Wakefield, and 160 miles north-west of London. Horbury lies four miles north-west of the South Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Horbury falls within the metropolitan district council of Wakefield. It is in the WF4 postcode district. The post town for Horbury is Wakefield.

Horbury on a map

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

Which county is Horbury in?

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

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Horbury in West Yorkshire?

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

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

What is the postcode for Horbury?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Horbury is WF4 6AR.

Where is Horbury in WF4?

Horbury is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WF4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WF4 postcode district.

Map showing location of Horbury within WF4
Location of Horbury within WF4

What is the post town for Horbury?

The post town for Horbury is Wakefield. Horbury is in the WF4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wakefield.

What is the latitude and longitude of Horbury?

The centre of Horbury is located at position 53.66099° latitude and -1.55523° longitude.

Latitude53.66099°
Longitude-1.55523°

What is the easting and northing of Horbury?

The centre of Horbury is located at the grid reference easting 429489 and northing 418369 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting429489
Northing418369

What are the nearest towns to Horbury?

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

south-east
2m
Horbury is 2 miles south-east of Ossett
south-east
4m
Horbury is 4 miles south-east of Dewsbury
south-east
5m
Horbury is 5 miles south-east of Batley
south-east
6m
Horbury is 6 miles south-east of Heckmondwike
east
6m
Horbury is 6 miles east of Mirfield
north-west
6m
Horbury is 6 miles north-west of Royston
south-west
6m
Horbury is 6 miles south-west of Normanton
south
6m
Horbury is 6 miles south of Morley
south-east
7m
Horbury is 7 miles south-east of Liversedge
south-west
7m
Horbury is 7 miles south-west of Rothwell

What are the nearest cities to Horbury?

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

south-west
3m
Horbury is 3 miles south-west of Wakefield
south
10m
Horbury is 10 miles south of Leeds
south-east
12m
Horbury is 12 miles south-east of Bradford
north
20m
Horbury is 20 miles north of Sheffield
south-west
28m
Horbury is 28 miles south-west of York
north-east
31m
Horbury is 31 miles north-east of Manchester
south
33m
Horbury is 33 miles south of Ripon
east
33m
Horbury is 33 miles east of Salford
east
47m
Horbury is 47 miles east of Preston
west
51m
Horbury is 51 miles west of Kingston upon Hull

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