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Where is Sefton?

Sefton is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, two miles south-west of the town of Maghull, six miles north of the major city of Liverpool, 140 miles north of Cardiff, 170 miles south of Edinburgh, and 182 miles north-west of London. Sefton lies just south-west of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Sefton falls within the metropolitan district council of Sefton. It is in the L29 postcode district. The post town for Sefton is Liverpool.

Sefton on a map

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

Which county is Sefton in?

Sefton is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Sefton in Merseyside?

Sefton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Merseyside.

Location of Sefton within Merseyside
Location of Sefton within Merseyside

What is the postcode for Sefton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Sefton is L29 9AE.

Where is Sefton in L29?

Sefton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the L29 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the L29 postcode district.

Location of Sefton within L29
Location of Sefton within L29

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What is the post town for Sefton?

The post town for Sefton is Liverpool. Sefton is in the L29 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Liverpool.

What is the latitude and longitude of Sefton?

The centre of Sefton is located at position 53.50224° latitude and -2.97358° longitude.

Latitude53.50224°
Longitude-2.97358°

What is the easting and northing of Sefton?

The centre of Sefton is located at the grid reference easting 335520 and northing 401057 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting335520
Northing401057

What are the nearest towns to Sefton?

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

south-west
2m
Sefton is 2 miles south-west of Maghull
north-east
2m
Sefton is 2 miles north-east of Litherland
north-east
3m
Sefton is 3 miles north-east of Crosby
north
3m
Sefton is 3 miles north of Bootle
north-west
4m
Sefton is 4 miles north-west of Kirkby
south-east
5m
Sefton is 5 miles south-east of Formby
south-west
6m
Sefton is 6 miles south-west of Ormskirk
north-east
7m
Sefton is 7 miles north-east of Wallasey
north
8m
Sefton is 8 miles north of Birkenhead
west
8m
Sefton is 8 miles west of Rainford

What are the nearest cities to Sefton?

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

north
6m
Sefton is 6 miles north of Liverpool
south-west
21m
Sefton is 21 miles south-west of Preston
north
22m
Sefton is 22 miles north of Chester
north-east
26m
Sefton is 26 miles north-east of St Asaph
west
28m
Sefton is 28 miles west of Salford
west
30m
Sefton is 30 miles west of Manchester
south
39m
Sefton is 39 miles south of Lancaster
north-west
47m
Sefton is 47 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
east
51m
Sefton is 51 miles east of Bangor
west
54m
Sefton is 54 miles west of Bradford

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