Horwich is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles south-east of the town of Adlington, five miles west of the major town of Bolton, 149 miles north of Cardiff, 165 miles south of Edinburgh, and 176 miles north-west of London. Horwich lies just south of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Horwich falls within the metropolitan district council of Bolton. It is in the BL6 postcode district. The post town for Horwich is Bolton.
Horwich is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Horwich is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Horwich is BL6 7AY.
Horwich is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BL6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BL6 postcode district.
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The post town for Horwich is Bolton. Horwich is in the BL6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bolton.
The centre of Horwich is located at position 53.59969° latitude and -2.54591° longitude.
The centre of Horwich is located at the grid reference easting 363970 and northing 411597 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Horwich relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Horwich to the centre of the town.
Position of Horwich relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Horwich to the centre of the city.