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Where is Macclesfield?

Macclesfield is located in the county of Cheshire, North West England, three miles south-west of the town of Bollington, ten miles south of the major town of Stockport, 131 miles north of Cardiff, and 147 miles north-west of London. Macclesfield lies five miles south of the Greater Manchester border. Macclesfield falls within the unitary authority of Cheshire East. It is in the SK10 postcode district. The post town for Macclesfield is Macclesfield.

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

Which county is Macclesfield in?

Macclesfield is in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, the historic county of Cheshire, and the administrative county of Cheshire East.

Ceremonial CountyCheshire
Historic CountyCheshire
Administrative CountyCheshire East

Where is Macclesfield in Cheshire?

Macclesfield is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cheshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Cheshire.

Map showing location of Macclesfield within Cheshire
Location of Macclesfield within Cheshire

What is the postcode for Macclesfield?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Macclesfield is SK10 9RG.

Where is Macclesfield in SK10?

Macclesfield is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SK10 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SK10 postcode district.

Map showing location of Macclesfield within SK10
Location of Macclesfield within SK10

What is the post town for Macclesfield?

The post town for Macclesfield is Macclesfield. Macclesfield is in the SK10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Macclesfield.

What is the latitude and longitude of Macclesfield?

The centre of Macclesfield is located at position 53.26061° latitude and -2.12553° longitude.

Latitude53.26061°
Longitude-2.12553°

What is the easting and northing of Macclesfield?

The centre of Macclesfield is located at the grid reference easting 391723 and northing 373741 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting391723
Northing373741

What are the nearest towns to Macclesfield?

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

south-west
3m
Macclesfield is 3 miles south-west of Bollington
south
6m
Macclesfield is 6 miles south of Poynton
south-east
6m
Macclesfield is 6 miles south-east of Wilmslow
south
7m
Macclesfield is 7 miles south of Bramhall
south-west
8m
Macclesfield is 8 miles south-west of Whaley Bridge
north-east
8m
Macclesfield is 8 miles north-east of Congleton
south
8m
Macclesfield is 8 miles south of Hazel Grove
south
8m
Macclesfield is 8 miles south of Cheadle Hulme
west
9m
Macclesfield is 9 miles west of Buxton
south-west
9m
Macclesfield is 9 miles south-west of New Mills

What are the nearest cities to Macclesfield?

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

south
16m
Macclesfield is 16 miles south of Manchester
north
17m
Macclesfield is 17 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
south-east
17m
Macclesfield is 17 miles south-east of Salford
west
28m
Macclesfield is 28 miles west of Sheffield
east
32m
Macclesfield is 32 miles east of Chester
north-west
36m
Macclesfield is 36 miles north-west of Derby
east
37m
Macclesfield is 37 miles east of Liverpool
south-west
39m
Macclesfield is 39 miles south-west of Wakefield
south-west
40m
Macclesfield is 40 miles south-west of Bradford
north
42m
Macclesfield is 42 miles north of Lichfield

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