Where is Rotherham?

Rotherham is located in the county of South Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, two miles south of the town of Rawmarsh, and 142 miles north of London. Rotherham lies seven miles north-east of the Derbyshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Rotherham falls within the metropolitan district council of Rotherham. It is in the S65 postcode district. The post town for Rotherham is Rotherham.

Rotherham on a map

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

Which county is Rotherham in?

Rotherham is in the ceremonial county of South Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountySouth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Rotherham in South Yorkshire?

Rotherham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of South Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of South Yorkshire.

Location of Rotherham within South Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Rotherham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rotherham is S60 1PZ.

Where is Rotherham in S65?

Rotherham is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the S65 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the S65 postcode district.

Location of Rotherham within S65

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What is the post town for Rotherham?

The post town for Rotherham is Rotherham. Rotherham is in the S65 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Rotherham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rotherham?

The centre of Rotherham is located at position 53.43072° latitude and -1.35473° longitude.

Latitude53.43072°
Longitude-1.35473°

What is the easting and northing of Rotherham?

The centre of Rotherham is located at the grid reference easting 442970 and northing 392853 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting442970
Northing392853

What are the nearest towns to Rotherham?

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

2m
Rotherham is 2 miles south of Rawmarsh
5m
Rotherham is 5 miles south of Wath upon Dearne
5m
Rotherham is 5 miles south-west of Mexborough
6m
Rotherham is 6 miles south-west of Conisbrough
6m
Rotherham is 6 miles south of Bolton upon Dearne
6m
Rotherham is 6 miles west of Maltby
7m
Rotherham is 7 miles south of Wombwell
7m
Rotherham is 7 miles north-west of Dinnington
7m
Rotherham is 7 miles south of Goldthorpe
8m
Rotherham is 8 miles south of Thurnscoe

What are the nearest cities to Rotherham?

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

6m
Rotherham is 6 miles north-east of Sheffield
18m
Rotherham is 18 miles south of Wakefield
27m
Rotherham is 27 miles south of Leeds
30m
Rotherham is 30 miles south-east of Bradford
34m
Rotherham is 34 miles north of Nottingham
35m
Rotherham is 35 miles north of Derby
36m
Rotherham is 36 miles west of Lincoln
37m
Rotherham is 37 miles east of Manchester
38m
Rotherham is 38 miles south of York
39m
Rotherham is 39 miles east of Salford

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