Where is Horton?

Horton is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles north-west of the town of Barnoldswick, 11 miles north of the major town of Burnley, 144 miles south of Edinburgh, 175 miles north of Cardiff, and 190 miles north-west of London. Horton lies just south-west of the North Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Horton falls within the district council of Ribble Valley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the BD23 postcode district. The post town for Horton is Skipton.

Horton on a map

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

Which county is Horton in?

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

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Horton in Lancashire?

Horton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Horton within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Horton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Horton is BD23 3JT.

Where is Horton in BD23?

Horton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the BD23 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the BD23 postcode district.

Location of Horton within BD23

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What is the post town for Horton?

The post town for Horton is Skipton. Horton is in the BD23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Skipton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Horton?

The centre of Horton is located at position 53.94805° latitude and -2.22083° longitude.

Latitude53.94805°
Longitude-2.22083°

What is the easting and northing of Horton?

The centre of Horton is located at the grid reference easting 385604 and northing 450239 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting385604
Northing450239

What are the nearest towns to Horton?

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

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Horton is 3 miles north-west of Barnoldswick
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Horton is 4 miles north-west of Earby
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Horton is 7 miles north of Barrowford
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Horton is 7 miles north of Colne
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Horton is 8 miles north of Nelson
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Horton is 8 miles north-west of Trawden
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Horton is 8 miles west of Skipton
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Horton is 8 miles north-east of Clitheroe
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Horton is 9 miles south of Settle
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Horton is 9 miles north of Brierfield

What are the nearest cities to Horton?

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

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Horton is 22 miles north-west of Bradford
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Horton is 23 miles north-east of Preston
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Horton is 25 miles east of Lancaster
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Horton is 29 miles west of Leeds
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Horton is 31 miles south-west of Ripon
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Horton is 32 miles north of Manchester
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Horton is 32 miles north of Salford
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Horton is 35 miles north-west of Wakefield
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Horton is 46 miles west of York
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Horton is 49 miles north-east of Liverpool

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