Runcorn is located in the county of Cheshire, North West England, one mile south of the town of Widnes, seven miles south-west of the major town of Warrington, 130 miles north of Cardiff, and 167 miles north-west of London. Runcorn lies three miles south-east of the Merseyside border. Runcorn falls within the unitary authority of Halton. It is in the WA7 postcode district. The post town for Runcorn is Runcorn.
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Runcorn is in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, the historic county of Cheshire, and the administrative county of Halton.
Runcorn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cheshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cheshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Runcorn is WA7 1LT.
Runcorn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WA7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the WA7 postcode district.
The post town for Runcorn is Runcorn. Runcorn is in the WA7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Runcorn.
The centre of Runcorn is located at position 53.34171° latitude and -2.7313° longitude.
The centre of Runcorn is located at the grid reference easting 351407 and northing 383006 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Runcorn relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Runcorn to the centre of the town.
Position of Runcorn relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Runcorn to the centre of the city.