Towngate is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, five miles north-west of the town of Standish, eight miles north-west of the major town of Wigan, 150 miles north of Cardiff, 162 miles south of Edinburgh, and 183 miles north-west of London. Towngate lies three miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Towngate falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the L40 postcode district. The post town for Towngate is Ormskirk.
Towngate is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Towngate is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Towngate is L40 2QU.
Towngate is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the L40 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the L40 postcode district.
The post town for Towngate is Ormskirk. Towngate is in the L40 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ormskirk.
The centre of Towngate is located at position 53.62847° latitude and -2.75265° longitude.
The centre of Towngate is located at the grid reference easting 350322 and northing 414924 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Towngate relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Towngate to the centre of the town.
Position of Towngate relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Towngate to the centre of the city.