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Where is Runcorn?

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.

COVID-19: Runcorn coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Halton case numbers. This Runcorn coronavirus map shows the position of Runcorn within Halton, along with the number of cases in Halton and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Runcorn in?

Runcorn is in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, the historic county of Cheshire, and the administrative county of Halton.

Ceremonial CountyCheshire
Historic CountyCheshire
Administrative CountyHalton

Where is Runcorn in Cheshire?

Runcorn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cheshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cheshire.

Map showing location of Runcorn within Cheshire
Location of Runcorn within Cheshire

What is the postcode for Runcorn?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Runcorn is WA7 1LT.

Where is Runcorn in WA7?

Runcorn is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the WA7 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the WA7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Runcorn within WA7
Location of Runcorn within WA7

What is the post town for Runcorn?

The post town for Runcorn is Runcorn. Runcorn is in the WA7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Runcorn.

What is the latitude and longitude of Runcorn?

The centre of Runcorn is located at position 53.34171° latitude and -2.7313° longitude.

Latitude53.34171°
Longitude-2.7313°

What is the easting and northing of Runcorn?

The centre of Runcorn is located at the grid reference easting 351407 and northing 383006 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting351407
Northing383006

What are the nearest towns to Runcorn?

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

south
1m
Runcorn is 1 mile south of Widnes
north
3m
Runcorn is 3 miles north of Frodsham
south-west
7m
Runcorn is 7 miles south-west of Warrington
south-east
7m
Runcorn is 7 miles south-east of Prescot
south
8m
Runcorn is 8 miles south of St Helens
north-east
8m
Runcorn is 8 miles north-east of Ellesmere Port
south-west
9m
Runcorn is 9 miles south-west of Newton-le-Willows
south
9m
Runcorn is 9 miles south of Haydock
east
10m
Runcorn is 10 miles east of Bebington
south
11m
Runcorn is 11 miles south of Billinge

What are the nearest cities to Runcorn?

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

south-east
11m
Runcorn is 11 miles south-east of Liverpool
north-east
12m
Runcorn is 12 miles north-east of Chester
south-west
20m
Runcorn is 20 miles south-west of Salford
south-west
22m
Runcorn is 22 miles south-west of Manchester
south
29m
Runcorn is 29 miles south of Preston
east
30m
Runcorn is 30 miles east of St Asaph
north-west
32m
Runcorn is 32 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
south
49m
Runcorn is 49 miles south of Lancaster
south-west
51m
Runcorn is 51 miles south-west of Bradford
west
52m
Runcorn is 52 miles west of Sheffield

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