1. Rishton

Where is Rishton?

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

Which county is Rishton in?

Rishton 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 Rishton in 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.

Location of Rishton within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Rishton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rishton is BB1 4LQ.

Where is Rishton in BB1?

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.

Location of Rishton within BB1

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What is the post town for Rishton?

The post town for Rishton is Blackburn. Rishton is in the BB1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Blackburn.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rishton?

The centre of Rishton is located at position 53.76784° latitude and -2.41801° longitude.

Latitude53.76784°
Longitude-2.41801°

What is the easting and northing of Rishton?

The centre of Rishton is located at the grid reference easting 372544 and northing 430247 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting372544
Northing430247

What are the nearest towns to Rishton?

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

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Rishton is 1 mile south of Great Harwood
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Rishton is 2 miles west of Clayton-le-Moors
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Rishton is 2 miles north-west of Church
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Rishton is 2 miles north of Oswaldtwistle
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Rishton is 2 miles north-west of Accrington
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Rishton is 3 miles north-east of Blackburn
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Rishton is 5 miles south-west of Padiham
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Rishton is 5 miles north of Darwen
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Rishton is 6 miles north-west of Haslingden
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Rishton is 7 miles north-west of Rawtenstall

What are the nearest cities to Rishton?

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

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Rishton is 12 miles east of Preston
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Rishton is 20 miles north of Salford
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Rishton is 21 miles north of Manchester
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Rishton is 25 miles south-east of Lancaster
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Rishton is 27 miles west of Bradford
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Rishton is 34 miles north-east of Liverpool
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Rishton is 36 miles west of Leeds
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Rishton is 38 miles west of Wakefield
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Rishton is 44 miles north-east of Chester
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Rishton is 44 miles south-west of Ripon

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