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Where is Shotton?

Shotton is located in the county of Clwyd, Wales, one mile south-east of the town of Connah's Quay, six miles west of the major city of Chester, 119 miles north of Cardiff, and 170 miles north-west of London. Shotton lies three miles west of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Flintshire. Shotton falls within the unitary authority of Sir y Fflint - Flintshire. It is in the CH5 postcode district. The post town for Shotton is Deeside.

Shotton on a map

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

Which county is Shotton in?

Shotton is in the ceremonial county of Clwyd, the historic county of Flintshire, and the administrative county of Sir y Fflint - Flintshire.

Ceremonial CountyClwyd
Historic CountyFlintshire
Administrative CountySir y Fflint - Flintshire

Where is Shotton in Clwyd?

Shotton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Clwyd, and towards the easternmost extremity of Clwyd.

Map showing location of Shotton within Clwyd
Location of Shotton within Clwyd

What is the postcode for Shotton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Shotton is CH5 1LR.

Where is Shotton in CH5?

Shotton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CH5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CH5 postcode district.

Map showing location of Shotton within CH5
Location of Shotton within CH5

What is the post town for Shotton?

The post town for Shotton is Deeside. Shotton is in the CH5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Deeside.

What is the latitude and longitude of Shotton?

The centre of Shotton is located at position 53.20402° latitude and -3.03856° longitude.

Latitude53.20402°
Longitude-3.03856°

What is the easting and northing of Shotton?

The centre of Shotton is located at the grid reference easting 330727 and northing 367942 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting330727
Northing367942

What are the nearest towns to Shotton?

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

south-east
1m
Shotton is 1 mile south-east of Connah's Quay
north-east
3m
Shotton is 3 miles north-east of Buckley
north-east
5m
Shotton is 5 miles north-east of Mold
south-east
5m
Shotton is 5 miles south-east of Flint
south
6m
Shotton is 6 miles south of Neston
south-west
8m
Shotton is 8 miles south-west of Ellesmere Port
south
9m
Shotton is 9 miles south of Heswall
south-east
9m
Shotton is 9 miles south-east of Holywell
south
9m
Shotton is 9 miles south of Bebington
north
11m
Shotton is 11 miles north of Wrexham

What are the nearest cities to Shotton?

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

west
6m
Shotton is 6 miles west of Chester
south
14m
Shotton is 14 miles south of Liverpool
east
17m
Shotton is 17 miles east of St Asaph
south-west
36m
Shotton is 36 miles south-west of Salford
south-west
38m
Shotton is 38 miles south-west of Manchester
west
38m
Shotton is 38 miles west of Stoke-on-Trent
south
41m
Shotton is 41 miles south of Preston
east
45m
Shotton is 45 miles east of Bangor
north-west
57m
Shotton is 57 miles north-west of Wolverhampton
south
59m
Shotton is 59 miles south of Lancaster

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