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Where is Skelmersdale?

Skelmersdale is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, four miles north of the town of Rainford, six miles west of the major town of Wigan, 144 miles north of Cardiff, 167 miles south of Edinburgh, and 179 miles north-west of London. Skelmersdale lies roughly one mile north-east of the Merseyside border. Skelmersdale falls within the district council of West Lancashire, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the WN8 postcode district.

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

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

Which county is Skelmersdale in?

Skelmersdale is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Skelmersdale in Lancashire?

Skelmersdale is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.

Map showing location of Skelmersdale within Lancashire
Location of Skelmersdale within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Skelmersdale?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Skelmersdale is WN8 6NH.

Where is Skelmersdale in WN8?

Skelmersdale is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WN8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WN8 postcode district.

Map showing location of Skelmersdale within WN8
Location of Skelmersdale within WN8

What is the latitude and longitude of Skelmersdale?

The centre of Skelmersdale is located at position 53.54923° latitude and -2.77472° longitude.

Latitude53.54923°
Longitude-2.77472°

What is the easting and northing of Skelmersdale?

The centre of Skelmersdale is located at the grid reference easting 348767 and northing 406124 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting348767
Northing406124

What are the nearest towns to Skelmersdale?

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

north
4m
Skelmersdale is 4 miles north of Rainford
north-west
5m
Skelmersdale is 5 miles north-west of Billinge
east
5m
Skelmersdale is 5 miles east of Ormskirk
south-west
5m
Skelmersdale is 5 miles south-west of Standish
west
6m
Skelmersdale is 6 miles west of Wigan
north
7m
Skelmersdale is 7 miles north of St Helens
north-east
7m
Skelmersdale is 7 miles north-east of Kirkby
west
7m
Skelmersdale is 7 miles west of Ince-in-Makerfield
north-west
7m
Skelmersdale is 7 miles north-west of Ashton-in-Makerfield
north-west
7m
Skelmersdale is 7 miles north-west of Haydock

What are the nearest cities to Skelmersdale?

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

north-east
13m
Skelmersdale is 13 miles north-east of Liverpool
south
15m
Skelmersdale is 15 miles south of Preston
west
20m
Skelmersdale is 20 miles west of Salford
west
22m
Skelmersdale is 22 miles west of Manchester
north
25m
Skelmersdale is 25 miles north of Chester
north-east
34m
Skelmersdale is 34 miles north-east of St Asaph
south
35m
Skelmersdale is 35 miles south of Lancaster
north-west
44m
Skelmersdale is 44 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
west
45m
Skelmersdale is 45 miles west of Bradford
west
53m
Skelmersdale is 53 miles west of Leeds

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