Where is How?

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 on a map

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

Which county is How in?

How is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is How in Cumbria?

How is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.

Location of How within Cumbria

What is the postcode for How?

The nearest postcode to the centre of How is CA12 5RT.

Where is How in CA12?

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.

Location of How within CA12

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What is the post town for How?

The post town for How is Keswick. How is in the CA12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Keswick.

What is the latitude and longitude of How?

The centre of How is located at position 54.60861° latitude and -3.16703° longitude.

Latitude54.60861°
Longitude-3.16703°

What is the easting and northing of How?

The centre of How is located at the grid reference easting 324719 and northing 524343 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting324719
Northing524343

What are the nearest towns to How?

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

1m
How is 1 mile north-west of Keswick
9m
How is 9 miles south-east of Cockermouth
13m
How is 13 miles south-east of Aspatria
15m
How is 15 miles north-west of Ambleside
15m
How is 15 miles south of Wigton
15m
How is 15 miles south-east of Maryport
15m
How is 15 miles east of Cleator Moor
16m
How is 16 miles east of Workington
17m
How is 17 miles north-east of Egremont
17m
How is 17 miles west of Penrith

What are the nearest cities to How?

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

22m
How is 22 miles south-west of Carlisle
41m
How is 41 miles north of Lancaster
62m
How is 62 miles north of Preston
65m
How is 65 miles west of Durham
67m
How is 67 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
74m
How is 74 miles north-west of Ripon
74m
How is 74 miles west of Sunderland
80m
How is 80 miles north-west of Bradford
83m
How is 83 miles north of Liverpool
86m
How is 86 miles north-west of Salford