Orrell is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, three miles east of the town of Skelmersdale, three miles west of the major town of Wigan, 144 miles north of Cardiff, 168 miles south of Edinburgh, and 177 miles north-west of London. Orrell lies just south of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Orrell falls within the metropolitan district council of Wigan. It is in the WN5 postcode district. The post town for Orrell is Wigan.
Orrell is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Orrell 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 Orrell is WN5 8HG.
Orrell is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WN5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WN5 postcode district.
The post town for Orrell is Wigan. Orrell is in the WN5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigan.
The centre of Orrell is located at position 53.53998° latitude and -2.70416° longitude.
The centre of Orrell is located at the grid reference easting 353432 and northing 405046 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Orrell relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Orrell to the centre of the town.
Position of Orrell relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Orrell to the centre of the city.