Where is Swinton?

Swinton is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, two miles east of the town of Worsley, three miles north-west of the major city of Salford, 145 miles north of Cardiff, and 166 miles north-west of London. Swinton lies seven miles north of the Cheshire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Swinton falls within the metropolitan district council of Salford. It is in the M27 postcode district. The post town for Swinton is Manchester.

Swinton on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Swinton
Location of Swinton within the UK

Which county is Swinton in?

Swinton is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyGreater Manchester
Historic CountyLancashire

Where is Swinton in Greater Manchester?

Swinton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater Manchester.

Location of Swinton within Greater Manchester

What is the postcode for Swinton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Swinton is M27 6BD.

Where is Swinton in M27?

Swinton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the M27 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the M27 postcode district.

Location of Swinton within M27

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What is the post town for Swinton?

The post town for Swinton is Manchester. Swinton is in the M27 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Manchester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Swinton?

The centre of Swinton is located at position 53.51221° latitude and -2.34031° longitude.

Latitude53.51221°
Longitude-2.34031°

What is the easting and northing of Swinton?

The centre of Swinton is located at the grid reference easting 377530 and northing 401780 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting377530
Northing401780

What are the nearest towns to Swinton?

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

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Swinton is 2 miles east of Worsley
2m
Swinton is 2 miles north of Eccles
2m
Swinton is 2 miles south-east of Kearsley
3m
Swinton is 3 miles east of Walkden
3m
Swinton is 3 miles south-west of Whitefield
3m
Swinton is 3 miles south of Radcliffe
3m
Swinton is 3 miles south-east of Farnworth
4m
Swinton is 4 miles south of Little Lever
4m
Swinton is 4 miles north of Urmston
5m
Swinton is 5 miles north of Stretford

What are the nearest cities to Swinton?

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

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Swinton is 3 miles north-west of Salford
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Swinton is 5 miles north-west of Manchester
23m
Swinton is 23 miles south-east of Preston
27m
Swinton is 27 miles east of Liverpool
31m
Swinton is 31 miles south-west of Bradford
32m
Swinton is 32 miles north-east of Chester
35m
Swinton is 35 miles north of Stoke-on-Trent
37m
Swinton is 37 miles west of Wakefield
37m
Swinton is 37 miles west of Sheffield
38m
Swinton is 38 miles south-west of Leeds

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