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Where is Kirkby?

Kirkby is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, three miles south-east of the town of Maghull, six miles north-east of the major city of Liverpool, 139 miles north of Cardiff, 171 miles south of Edinburgh, and 179 miles north-west of London. Kirkby lies roughly one mile south-west of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Kirkby falls within the metropolitan district council of Knowsley. It is in the L32 postcode district. The post town for Kirkby is Liverpool.

Kirkby on a map

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

Which county is Kirkby in?

Kirkby is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Kirkby in Merseyside?

Kirkby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Merseyside.

Location of Kirkby within Merseyside
Location of Kirkby within Merseyside

What is the postcode for Kirkby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kirkby is L32 8UR.

Where is Kirkby in L32?

Kirkby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the L32 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the L32 postcode district.

Location of Kirkby within L32
Location of Kirkby within L32

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What is the post town for Kirkby?

The post town for Kirkby is Liverpool. Kirkby is in the L32 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Liverpool.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kirkby?

The centre of Kirkby is located at position 53.48219° latitude and -2.89188° longitude.

Latitude53.48219°
Longitude-2.89188°

What is the easting and northing of Kirkby?

The centre of Kirkby is located at the grid reference easting 340911 and northing 398756 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting340911
Northing398756

What are the nearest towns to Kirkby?

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

south-east
3m
Kirkby is 3 miles south-east of Maghull
north-east
5m
Kirkby is 5 miles north-east of Bootle
east
5m
Kirkby is 5 miles east of Litherland
west
5m
Kirkby is 5 miles west of Rainford
north-west
5m
Kirkby is 5 miles north-west of Prescot
east
5m
Kirkby is 5 miles east of Crosby
south
6m
Kirkby is 6 miles south of Ormskirk
west
7m
Kirkby is 7 miles west of St Helens
south-west
7m
Kirkby is 7 miles south-west of Skelmersdale
west
8m
Kirkby is 8 miles west of Billinge

What are the nearest cities to Kirkby?

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

north-east
6m
Kirkby is 6 miles north-east of Liverpool
north
20m
Kirkby is 20 miles north of Chester
south-west
21m
Kirkby is 21 miles south-west of Preston
west
25m
Kirkby is 25 miles west of Salford
west
27m
Kirkby is 27 miles west of Manchester
north-east
28m
Kirkby is 28 miles north-east of St Asaph
south
39m
Kirkby is 39 miles south of Lancaster
north-west
44m
Kirkby is 44 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
south-west
51m
Kirkby is 51 miles south-west of Bradford
east
54m
Kirkby is 54 miles east of Bangor

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