Ribchester is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles south-east of the town of Longridge, five miles north-west of the major town of Blackburn, 150 miles south of Edinburgh, 164 miles north of Cardiff, and 188 miles north-west of London. Ribchester falls within the district council of Ribble Valley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR3 postcode district. The post town for Ribchester is Preston.
Ribchester is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Ribchester is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Ribchester is PR3 3YP.
Ribchester is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the PR3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PR3 postcode district.
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The post town for Ribchester is Preston. Ribchester is in the PR3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Preston.
The centre of Ribchester is located at position 53.81366° latitude and -2.53192° longitude.
The centre of Ribchester is located at the grid reference easting 365074 and northing 435396 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Ribchester relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Ribchester to the centre of the town.
Position of Ribchester relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Ribchester to the centre of the city.