Where is Rainford Junction?

Rainford Junction is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, one mile north of the town of Rainford, five miles north-west of the major town of St Helens, 142 miles north of Cardiff, 169 miles south of Edinburgh, and 178 miles north-west of London. Rainford Junction lies just south of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Rainford Junction falls within the metropolitan district council of St. Helens. It is in the WA11 postcode district. The post town for Rainford Junction is St. Helens.

Rainford Junction on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Rainford Junction
Location of Rainford Junction within the UK

Which county is Rainford Junction in?

Rainford Junction is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Rainford Junction in Merseyside?

Rainford Junction is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and towards the easternmost extremity of Merseyside.

Location of Rainford Junction within Merseyside

What is the postcode for Rainford Junction?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rainford Junction is WA11 7JX.

Where is Rainford Junction in WA11?

Rainford Junction is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WA11 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the WA11 postcode district.

Location of Rainford Junction within WA11

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What is the post town for Rainford Junction?

The post town for Rainford Junction is St. Helens. Rainford Junction is in the WA11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of St. Helens.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rainford Junction?

The centre of Rainford Junction is located at position 53.51778° latitude and -2.78934° longitude.

Latitude53.51778°
Longitude-2.78934°

What is the easting and northing of Rainford Junction?

The centre of Rainford Junction is located at the grid reference easting 347759 and northing 402635 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting347759
Northing402635

What are the nearest towns to Rainford Junction?

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

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Rainford Junction is 1 mile north of Rainford
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Rainford Junction is 2 miles south of Skelmersdale
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Rainford Junction is 4 miles north-west of Billinge
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Rainford Junction is 5 miles north-west of St Helens
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Rainford Junction is 5 miles north-east of Kirkby
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Rainford Junction is 5 miles south-east of Ormskirk
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Rainford Junction is 6 miles north-west of Haydock
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Rainford Junction is 6 miles north of Prescot
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Rainford Junction is 6 miles east of Maghull
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Rainford Junction is 7 miles west of Ashton-in-Makerfield

What are the nearest cities to Rainford Junction?

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

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Rainford Junction is 11 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Rainford Junction is 17 miles south of Preston
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Rainford Junction is 21 miles west of Salford
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Rainford Junction is 23 miles west of Manchester
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Rainford Junction is 23 miles north of Chester
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Rainford Junction is 33 miles north-east of St Asaph
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Rainford Junction is 37 miles south of Lancaster
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Rainford Junction is 43 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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Rainford Junction is 47 miles south-west of Bradford
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Rainford Junction is 54 miles west of Wakefield

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