Royton is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile south-west of the town of Shaw, two miles north of the major town of Oldham, 151 miles north of Cardiff, and 165 miles north-west of London. Royton lies five miles south-west of the West Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Royton falls within the metropolitan district council of Oldham. It is in the OL2 postcode district. The post town for Royton is Oldham.
Royton is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Royton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Royton is OL2 6DN.
Royton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the OL2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL2 postcode district.
The post town for Royton is Oldham. Royton is in the OL2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Oldham.
The centre of Royton is located at position 53.56533° latitude and -2.12173° longitude.
The centre of Royton is located at the grid reference easting 392035 and northing 407642 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Royton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Royton to the centre of the town.
Position of Royton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Royton to the centre of the city.