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Where is WA3?

WA3 spans the counties of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, and Merseyside. It contains the town of Golborne, as well as Culcheth, Lowton, Birchwood, Lowton St Mary's, and Locking Stumps. WA3 is 18km west of the city of Salford. WA3 is a postcode district, also known as an outcode or outbound code.

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WA3 on a map

The below map shows where WA3 is, and the boundary of the WA3 postcode district:

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What county is WA3 in?

WA3 lies within the counties of Cheshire, Greater Manchester, and Merseyside. The below table and chart shows the split by area:

County% Area
Cheshire66%
Greater Manchester31%
Merseyside3%

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This data was derived from the below datasets:
Source: GEOLYTIX Postal Geometries
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Source: Ordnance Survey Ceremonial Counties
Licence: Open Government Licence

Which cities, towns and villages are in WA3?

GolborneTown
CulchethVillage
LowtonSuburb
BirchwoodSuburb
Lowton St Mary'sSuburb
Locking StumpsSuburb
GlazeburyVillage
RisleySuburb
OakwoodSuburb
CroftVillage
Gorse CovertSuburb
Birchwood ParkSuburb
Town of LowtonVillage
Birchwood CentreSuburb
Lane HeadSuburb
KenyonHamlet
Hollins GreenVillage
Bank HeathSuburb
Fowley CommonVillage
Little TownHamlet
Lowton CommonSuburb
Twiss GreenSuburb
HollinfareVillage
Edge GreenSuburb
Diggle GreenHamlet
GlazebrookVillage
Lowton HeathHamlet
Lane EndVillage
Wash EndSuburb
New Lane EndVillage
WigshawHamlet

What are the nearest towns to WA3?

Position of WA3 relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of WA3 to the centre of the town.

south-west5km
WA3 is 5km south-west of Leigh
east6km
WA3 is 6km east of Newton-le-Willows
south-east6km
WA3 is 6km south-east of Ashton-in-Makerfield
east8km
WA3 is 8km east of Haydock
north8km
WA3 is 8km north of Warrington
south9km
WA3 is 9km south of Hindley
south-west9km
WA3 is 9km south-west of Tyldesley
south-west9km
WA3 is 9km south-west of Atherton
north-west10km
WA3 is 10km north-west of Partington
west10km
WA3 is 10km west of Irlam

What are the nearest cities to WA3?

Position of WA3 relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of WA3 to the centre of the city.

west18km
WA3 is 18km west of Salford
west21km
WA3 is 21km west of Manchester
east29km
WA3 is 29km east of Liverpool
south35km
WA3 is 35km south of Preston
north-east37km
WA3 is 37km north-east of Chester
north-west55km
WA3 is 55km north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
east63km
WA3 is 63km east of Llanelwy
south-west65km
WA3 is 65km south-west of Bradford
south68km
WA3 is 68km south of Lancaster
west73km
WA3 is 73km west of Sheffield

More WA3 data

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