Where is Knowsley?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Knowsley in?

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

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Knowsley in Merseyside?

Knowsley 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 Knowsley within Merseyside

What is the postcode for Knowsley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Knowsley is L34 0JN.

Where is Knowsley in L34?

Knowsley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the L34 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the L34 postcode district.

Location of Knowsley within L34

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What is the post town for Knowsley?

The post town for Knowsley is Prescot. Knowsley is in the L34 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Prescot.

What is the latitude and longitude of Knowsley?

The centre of Knowsley is located at position 53.45696° latitude and -2.85314° longitude.

Latitude53.45696°
Longitude-2.85314°

What is the easting and northing of Knowsley?

The centre of Knowsley is located at the grid reference easting 343448 and northing 395918 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting343448
Northing395918

What are the nearest towns to Knowsley?

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

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Knowsley is 2 miles south-east of Kirkby
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Knowsley is 3 miles north-west of Prescot
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Knowsley is 4 miles south-west of Rainford
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Knowsley is 5 miles west of St Helens
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Knowsley is 6 miles south-east of Maghull
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Knowsley is 6 miles east of Bootle
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Knowsley is 6 miles east of Litherland
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Knowsley is 6 miles south-west of Billinge
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Knowsley is 7 miles east of Crosby
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Knowsley is 7 miles south-west of Skelmersdale

What are the nearest cities to Knowsley?

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

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Knowsley is 6 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Knowsley is 19 miles north of Chester
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Knowsley is 22 miles south of Preston
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Knowsley is 23 miles west of Salford
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Knowsley is 25 miles west of Manchester
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Knowsley is 28 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Knowsley is 41 miles south of Lancaster
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Knowsley is 41 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Knowsley is 51 miles south-west of Bradford
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Knowsley is 55 miles east of Bangor

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