Knowsley is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, two miles south-east of the town of Kirkby, five miles west of the major town of St Helens, 137 miles north of Cardiff, 173 miles south of Edinburgh, and 177 miles north-west of London. Knowsley lies two miles south of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Knowsley falls within the metropolitan district council of Knowsley. It is in the L34 postcode district. The post town for Knowsley is Prescot.
Knowsley is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.
Knowsley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Merseyside.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Knowsley is L34 0JN.
Knowsley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the L34 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the L34 postcode district.
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The post town for Knowsley is Prescot. Knowsley is in the L34 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Prescot.
The centre of Knowsley is located at position 53.45696° latitude and -2.85314° longitude.
The centre of Knowsley is located at the grid reference easting 343448 and northing 395918 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Knowsley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Knowsley to the centre of the town.
Position of Knowsley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Knowsley to the centre of the city.