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Where is Orrell?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Orrell in?

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

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Orrell in Greater Manchester?

Orrell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.

Map showing location of Orrell within Greater Manchester
Location of Orrell within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Orrell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Orrell is WN5 8HG.

Where is Orrell in WN5?

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.

Map showing location of Orrell within WN5
Location of Orrell within WN5

What is the post town for Orrell?

The post town for Orrell is Wigan. Orrell is in the WN5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigan.

What is the latitude and longitude of Orrell?

The centre of Orrell is located at position 53.53998° latitude and -2.70416° longitude.

Latitude53.53998°
Longitude-2.70416°

What is the easting and northing of Orrell?

The centre of Orrell is located at the grid reference easting 353432 and northing 405046 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting353432
Northing405046

What are the nearest towns to Orrell?

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

east
3m
Orrell is 3 miles east of Skelmersdale
west
3m
Orrell is 3 miles west of Wigan
north
3m
Orrell is 3 miles north of Billinge
south-west
4m
Orrell is 4 miles south-west of Standish
west
4m
Orrell is 4 miles west of Ince-in-Makerfield
north-east
4m
Orrell is 4 miles north-east of Rainford
north-west
4m
Orrell is 4 miles north-west of Ashton-in-Makerfield
west
5m
Orrell is 5 miles west of Hindley
north
5m
Orrell is 5 miles north of Haydock
north
6m
Orrell is 6 miles north of St Helens

What are the nearest cities to Orrell?

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

north-east
14m
Orrell is 14 miles north-east of Liverpool
south
15m
Orrell is 15 miles south of Preston
west
17m
Orrell is 17 miles west of Salford
west
19m
Orrell is 19 miles west of Manchester
north
25m
Orrell is 25 miles north of Chester
south
36m
Orrell is 36 miles south of Lancaster
north-east
36m
Orrell is 36 miles north-east of St Asaph
north-west
42m
Orrell is 42 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
south-west
43m
Orrell is 43 miles south-west of Bradford
west
51m
Orrell is 51 miles west of Wakefield

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