Mawdesley is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, five miles north-west of the town of Standish, eight miles north-west of the major town of Wigan, 149 miles north of Cardiff, 162 miles south of Edinburgh, and 183 miles north-west of London. Mawdesley lies four miles west of the Greater Manchester border. Mawdesley falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the L40 postcode district. The post town for Mawdesley is Ormskirk.
Mawdesley is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Mawdesley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Mawdesley is L40 2QG.
Mawdesley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the L40 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the L40 postcode district.
The post town for Mawdesley is Ormskirk. Mawdesley is in the L40 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ormskirk.
The centre of Mawdesley is located at position 53.62601° latitude and -2.77077° longitude.
The centre of Mawdesley is located at the grid reference easting 349121 and northing 414663 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Mawdesley relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Mawdesley to the centre of the town.
Position of Mawdesley relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Mawdesley to the centre of the city.