Leighton is located in the county of Powys, Wales, two miles south-east of the town of Welshpool, 16 miles west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 80 miles north of Cardiff, and 149 miles north-west of London. Leighton lies two miles west of the Shropshire border, and was historically in the county of Montgomeryshire. Leighton falls within the unitary authority of Powys - Powys. It is in the SY21 postcode district. The post town for Leighton is Welshpool.
Leighton is in the ceremonial county of Powys, the historic county of Montgomeryshire, and the administrative county of Powys - Powys.
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Leighton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Powys, and towards the easternmost extremity of Powys.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Leighton is SY21 8LL.
Leighton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SY21 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SY21 postcode district.
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The post town for Leighton is Welshpool. Leighton is in the SY21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Welshpool.
The centre of Leighton is located at position 52.63971° latitude and -3.12676° longitude.
The centre of Leighton is located at the grid reference easting 323851 and northing 305259 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Leighton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Leighton to the centre of the town.
Position of Leighton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Leighton to the centre of the city.