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 is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.
Rainford Junction is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and towards the easternmost extremity of Merseyside.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Rainford Junction is WA11 7JX.
Rainford Junction is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WA11 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the WA11 postcode district.
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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.
The centre of Rainford Junction is located at position 53.51778° latitude and -2.78934° longitude.
The centre of Rainford Junction is located at the grid reference easting 347759 and northing 402635 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Rainford Junction relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Rainford Junction to the centre of the town.
Position of Rainford Junction relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Rainford Junction to the centre of the city.