Where is Middleton?

Middleton is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles west of the town of Chadderton, three miles west of the major town of Oldham, 149 miles north of Cardiff, and 165 miles north-west of London. Middleton lies five miles south-east of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Middleton falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the M24 postcode district. The post town for Middleton is Manchester.

Middleton on a map

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

Which county is Middleton in?

Middleton is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Middleton in Greater Manchester?

Middleton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater Manchester.

Location of Middleton within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Middleton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Middleton is M24 6NW.

Where is Middleton in M24?

Middleton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the M24 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the M24 postcode district.

Location of Middleton within M24

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What is the post town for Middleton?

The post town for Middleton is Manchester. Middleton is in the M24 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Manchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Middleton?

The centre of Middleton is located at position 53.55047° latitude and -2.19734° longitude.

Latitude53.55047°
Longitude-2.19734°

What is the easting and northing of Middleton?

The centre of Middleton is located at the grid reference easting 387023 and northing 406000 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting387023
Northing406000

What are the nearest towns to Middleton?

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

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Middleton is 2 miles west of Chadderton
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Middleton is 3 miles south of Heywood
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Middleton is 3 miles north-west of Failsworth
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Middleton is 3 miles west of Royton
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Middleton is 3 miles west of Oldham
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Middleton is 4 miles east of Whitefield
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Middleton is 5 miles south-west of Shaw
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Middleton is 5 miles south of Rochdale
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Middleton is 5 miles south-east of Bury
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Middleton is 5 miles west of Lees

What are the nearest cities to Middleton?

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

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Middleton is 5 miles north of Manchester
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Middleton is 6 miles north-east of Salford
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Middleton is 25 miles south-west of Bradford
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Middleton is 25 miles south-east of Preston
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Middleton is 30 miles west of Wakefield
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Middleton is 32 miles south-west of Leeds
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Middleton is 32 miles west of Sheffield
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Middleton is 34 miles east of Liverpool
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Middleton is 37 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
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Middleton is 38 miles north-east of Chester