Rishton is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, one mile south of the town of Great Harwood, three miles north-east of the major town of Blackburn, 154 miles south of Edinburgh, 161 miles north of Cardiff, and 183 miles north-west of London. Rishton falls within the district council of Hyndburn, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the BB1 postcode district. The post town for Rishton is Blackburn.
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Rishton is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Rishton 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 Rishton is BB1 4LQ.
Rishton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BB1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the BB1 postcode district.
The post town for Rishton is Blackburn. Rishton is in the BB1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Blackburn.
The centre of Rishton is located at position 53.76784° latitude and -2.41801° longitude.
The centre of Rishton is located at the grid reference easting 372544 and northing 430247 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Rishton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Rishton to the centre of the town.
Position of Rishton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Rishton to the centre of the city.