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  1. Rothwell

Where is Rothwell?

Rothwell is located in the county of West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, four miles north-west of the town of Normanton, five miles north of the major city of Wakefield, and 164 miles north of London. Rothwell lies seven miles south of the North Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Rothwell falls within the metropolitan district council of Leeds. It is in the LS26 postcode district. The post town for Rothwell is Leeds.

Rothwell on a map

Map showing extent of Rothwell as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Rothwell
Map showing location of Rothwell within the UK
Location of Rothwell within the UK

Which county is Rothwell in?

Rothwell is in the ceremonial county of West Yorkshire, and the historic county of Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire

Where is Rothwell in West Yorkshire?

Rothwell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of West Yorkshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of West Yorkshire.

Map showing location of Rothwell within West Yorkshire
Location of Rothwell within West Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Rothwell?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Rothwell is LS26 0AW.

Where is Rothwell in LS26?

Rothwell is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the LS26 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the LS26 postcode district.

Map showing location of Rothwell within LS26
Location of Rothwell within LS26

What is the post town for Rothwell?

The post town for Rothwell is Leeds. Rothwell is in the LS26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leeds.

What is the latitude and longitude of Rothwell?

The centre of Rothwell is located at position 53.7484° latitude and -1.47652° longitude.

Latitude53.7484°
Longitude-1.47652°

What is the easting and northing of Rothwell?

The centre of Rothwell is located at the grid reference easting 434619 and northing 428130 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting434619
Northing428130

What are the nearest towns to Rothwell?

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

north-west
4m
Rothwell is 4 miles north-west of Normanton
south-west
5m
Rothwell is 5 miles south-west of Garforth
east
5m
Rothwell is 5 miles east of Morley
west
5m
Rothwell is 5 miles west of Castleford
north-east
6m
Rothwell is 6 miles north-east of Ossett
north-east
7m
Rothwell is 7 miles north-east of Horbury
east
7m
Rothwell is 7 miles east of Batley
north-west
7m
Rothwell is 7 miles north-west of Featherstone
north-east
7m
Rothwell is 7 miles north-east of Dewsbury
north-west
8m
Rothwell is 8 miles north-west of Pontefract

What are the nearest cities to Rothwell?

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

north
5m
Rothwell is 5 miles north of Wakefield
south-east
5m
Rothwell is 5 miles south-east of Leeds
east
12m
Rothwell is 12 miles east of Bradford
south-west
22m
Rothwell is 22 miles south-west of York
north
25m
Rothwell is 25 miles north of Sheffield
south
27m
Rothwell is 27 miles south of Ripon
north-east
37m
Rothwell is 37 miles north-east of Manchester
north-east
38m
Rothwell is 38 miles north-east of Salford
west
47m
Rothwell is 47 miles west of Kingston upon Hull
east
50m
Rothwell is 50 miles east of Preston

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