Prescot is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, three miles south-west of the major town of St Helens, 136 miles north of Cardiff, and 174 miles north-west of London. Prescot lies three miles north-west of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Prescot falls within the metropolitan district council of Knowsley. It is in the L34 postcode district. The post town for Prescot is Prescot.
Prescot is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.
Prescot is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Merseyside.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Prescot is L34 3LD.
Prescot is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the L34 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the L34 postcode district.
The post town for Prescot is Prescot. Prescot is in the L34 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Prescot.
The centre of Prescot is located at position 53.42963° latitude and -2.80555° longitude.
The centre of Prescot is located at the grid reference easting 346574 and northing 392840 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Prescot relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Prescot to the centre of the town.
Position of Prescot relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Prescot to the centre of the city.