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Where is Scunthorpe?

Scunthorpe is located in the county of Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, five miles south-west of the town of Winterton, and 145 miles north of London. Scunthorpe lies six miles south of the East Riding of Yorkshire border. Scunthorpe falls within the unitary authority of North Lincolnshire. It is in the DN15 postcode district. The post town for Scunthorpe is Scunthorpe.

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

Scunthorpe on a map

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

Which county is Scunthorpe in?

Scunthorpe is in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, the historic county of Lincolnshire, and the administrative county of North Lincolnshire.

Ceremonial CountyLincolnshire
Historic CountyLincolnshire
Administrative CountyNorth Lincolnshire

Where is Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire?

Scunthorpe is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lincolnshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lincolnshire.

Map showing location of Scunthorpe within Lincolnshire
Location of Scunthorpe within Lincolnshire

What is the postcode for Scunthorpe?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Scunthorpe is DN15 6HQ.

Where is Scunthorpe in DN15?

Scunthorpe is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DN15 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DN15 postcode district.

Map showing location of Scunthorpe within DN15
Location of Scunthorpe within DN15

What is the post town for Scunthorpe?

The post town for Scunthorpe is Scunthorpe. Scunthorpe is in the DN15 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Scunthorpe.

What is the latitude and longitude of Scunthorpe?

The centre of Scunthorpe is located at position 53.59189° latitude and -0.64677° longitude.

Latitude53.59189°
Longitude-0.64677°

What is the easting and northing of Scunthorpe?

The centre of Scunthorpe is located at the grid reference easting 489667 and northing 411441 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting489667
Northing411441

What are the nearest towns to Scunthorpe?

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

south-west
5m
Scunthorpe is 5 miles south-west of Winterton
west
7m
Scunthorpe is 7 miles west of Brigg
east
8m
Scunthorpe is 8 miles east of Crowle
north
8m
Scunthorpe is 8 miles north of Kirton in Lindsey
north-east
9m
Scunthorpe is 9 miles north-east of Epworth
south-west
11m
Scunthorpe is 11 miles south-west of Barton-upon-Humber
south-east
12m
Scunthorpe is 12 miles south-east of Goole
south
12m
Scunthorpe is 12 miles south of South Cave
south-west
13m
Scunthorpe is 13 miles south-west of Hessle
east
13m
Scunthorpe is 13 miles east of Thorne

What are the nearest cities to Scunthorpe?

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

south-west
17m
Scunthorpe is 17 miles south-west of Kingston upon Hull
north
25m
Scunthorpe is 25 miles north of Lincoln
south-east
31m
Scunthorpe is 31 miles south-east of York
east
36m
Scunthorpe is 36 miles east of Wakefield
north-east
37m
Scunthorpe is 37 miles north-east of Sheffield
east
40m
Scunthorpe is 40 miles east of Leeds
east
48m
Scunthorpe is 48 miles east of Bradford
north-east
49m
Scunthorpe is 49 miles north-east of Nottingham
south-east
52m
Scunthorpe is 52 miles south-east of Ripon
north-east
58m
Scunthorpe is 58 miles north-east of Derby

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