Leigh is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles south-west of the town of Atherton, six miles south-east of the major town of Wigan, 142 miles north of Cardiff, and 170 miles north-west of London. Leigh lies roughly one mile north of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Leigh falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the WN7 postcode district. The post town for Leigh is Leigh.
Leigh is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Leigh is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Leigh is WN7 1EE.
Leigh is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WN7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WN7 postcode district.
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The post town for Leigh is Leigh. Leigh is in the WN7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leigh.
The centre of Leigh is located at position 53.49735° latitude and -2.51884° longitude.
The centre of Leigh is located at the grid reference easting 365679 and northing 400198 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Leigh relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Leigh to the centre of the town.
Position of Leigh relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Leigh to the centre of the city.