Where is St Helens?

St Helens is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, three miles west of the town of Haydock, 138 miles north of Cardiff, and 173 miles north-west of London. St Helens lies two miles north-west of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. St Helens falls within the unitary authority of Reading. It is in the WA10 postcode district. The post town for St Helens is St. Helens.

St Helens on a map

Bounding box showing extent of St Helens
Location of St Helens within the UK

Which county is St Helens in?

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

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is St Helens in Merseyside?

St Helens is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Merseyside, and towards the easternmost extremity of Merseyside.

Location of St Helens within Merseyside

What is the postcode for St Helens?

The nearest postcode to the centre of St Helens is WA10 1UQ.

Where is St Helens in WA10?

St Helens is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WA10 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the WA10 postcode district.

Location of St Helens within WA10

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for St Helens?

The post town for St Helens is St. Helens. St Helens is in the WA10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of St. Helens.

What is the latitude and longitude of St Helens?

The centre of St Helens is located at position 53.45533° latitude and -2.73819° longitude.

Latitude53.45533°
Longitude-2.73819°

What is the easting and northing of St Helens?

The centre of St Helens is located at the grid reference easting 351079 and northing 395652 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting351079
Northing395652

What are the nearest towns to St Helens?

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

3m
St Helens is 3 miles west of Haydock
3m
St Helens is 3 miles south-west of Billinge
3m
St Helens is 3 miles north-east of Prescot
4m
St Helens is 4 miles south-east of Rainford
4m
St Helens is 4 miles west of Newton-le-Willows
5m
St Helens is 5 miles south-west of Ashton-in-Makerfield
6m
St Helens is 6 miles west of Golborne
6m
St Helens is 6 miles north of Widnes
7m
St Helens is 7 miles east of Kirkby
7m
St Helens is 7 miles south of Skelmersdale

What are the nearest cities to St Helens?

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

10m
St Helens is 10 miles east of Liverpool
18m
St Helens is 18 miles west of Salford
19m
St Helens is 19 miles north of Chester
20m
St Helens is 20 miles west of Manchester
21m
St Helens is 21 miles south of Preston
32m
St Helens is 32 miles north-east of St Asaph
38m
St Helens is 38 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
41m
St Helens is 41 miles south of Lancaster
47m
St Helens is 47 miles south-west of Bradford
53m
St Helens is 53 miles west of Sheffield