Where is Rawtenstall?

Rawtenstall is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, two miles east of the town of Haslingden, six miles south of the major town of Burnley, 158 miles north of Cardiff, 160 miles south of Edinburgh, and 176 miles north-west of London. Rawtenstall lies two miles north of the Greater Manchester border. Rawtenstall falls within the district council of Rossendale, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the BB4 postcode district. The post town for Rawtenstall is Rossendale.

Rawtenstall on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Rawtenstall
Location of Rawtenstall within the UK

Which county is Rawtenstall in?

Rawtenstall is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Rawtenstall in Lancashire?

Rawtenstall is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lancashire.

Location of Rawtenstall within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Rawtenstall?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rawtenstall is BB4 7NJ.

Where is Rawtenstall in BB4?

Rawtenstall is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BB4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BB4 postcode district.

Location of Rawtenstall within BB4

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What is the post town for Rawtenstall?

The post town for Rawtenstall is Rossendale. Rawtenstall is in the BB4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Rossendale.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rawtenstall?

The centre of Rawtenstall is located at position 53.70084° latitude and -2.28752° longitude.

Latitude53.70084°
Longitude-2.28752°

What is the easting and northing of Rawtenstall?

The centre of Rawtenstall is located at the grid reference easting 381115 and northing 422750 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting381115
Northing422750

What are the nearest towns to Rawtenstall?

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

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Rawtenstall is 2 miles east of Haslingden
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Rawtenstall is 4 miles west of Bacup
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Rawtenstall is 4 miles north of Ramsbottom
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Rawtenstall is 5 miles south-east of Accrington
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Rawtenstall is 5 miles south-east of Oswaldtwistle
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Rawtenstall is 5 miles north-west of Whitworth
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Rawtenstall is 6 miles south-east of Church
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Rawtenstall is 6 miles south of Burnley
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Rawtenstall is 6 miles south-east of Clayton-le-Moors
7m
Rawtenstall is 7 miles south of Padiham

What are the nearest cities to Rawtenstall?

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

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Rawtenstall is 15 miles north of Salford
15m
Rawtenstall is 15 miles north of Manchester
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Rawtenstall is 17 miles east of Preston
23m
Rawtenstall is 23 miles west of Bradford
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Rawtenstall is 31 miles west of Leeds
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Rawtenstall is 32 miles south-east of Lancaster
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Rawtenstall is 32 miles west of Wakefield
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Rawtenstall is 35 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Rawtenstall is 40 miles north-west of Sheffield
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Rawtenstall is 43 miles north-east of Chester