How is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, one mile north-west of the town of Keswick, 22 miles south-west of the major city of Carlisle, 93 miles south of Edinburgh, 216 miles north of Cardiff, and 248 miles north-west of London. How was historically in the county of Cumberland. How falls within the district council of Allerdale, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA12 postcode district. The post town for How is Keswick.
How is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
How is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of How is CA12 5RT.
How is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CA12 postcode district.
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The post town for How is Keswick. How is in the CA12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Keswick.
The centre of How is located at position 54.60861° latitude and -3.16703° longitude.
The centre of How is located at the grid reference easting 324719 and northing 524343 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of How relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of How to the centre of the town.
Position of How relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of How to the centre of the city.