Where is Townhead?

Townhead is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, two miles south-west of the town of Brampton, seven miles east of the major city of Carlisle, 74 miles south of Edinburgh, 238 miles north of Cardiff, and 259 miles north-west of London. Townhead lies six miles south-west of the Northumberland border, and was historically in the county of Cumberland. Townhead falls within the district council of Carlisle, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA8 postcode district. The post town for Townhead is Brampton.

Townhead on a map

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

Which county is Townhead in?

Townhead is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Townhead in Cumbria?

Townhead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.

Location of Townhead within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Townhead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Townhead is CA8 9JG.

Where is Townhead in CA8?

Townhead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CA8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CA8 postcode district.

Location of Townhead within CA8

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What is the post town for Townhead?

The post town for Townhead is Brampton. Townhead is in the CA8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Brampton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Townhead?

The centre of Townhead is located at position 54.91218° latitude and -2.75606° longitude.

Latitude54.91218°
Longitude-2.75606°

What is the easting and northing of Townhead?

The centre of Townhead is located at the grid reference easting 351628 and northing 557759 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting351628
Northing557759

What are the nearest towns to Townhead?

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

2m
Townhead is 2 miles south-west of Brampton
11m
Townhead is 11 miles south-east of Longtown
13m
Townhead is 13 miles west of Haltwhistle
14m
Townhead is 14 miles north-west of Alston
17m
Townhead is 17 miles north of Penrith
17m
Townhead is 17 miles east of Wigton
19m
Townhead is 19 miles south-east of Langholm
21m
Townhead is 21 miles east of Annan
25m
Townhead is 25 miles north-east of Aspatria
25m
Townhead is 25 miles east of Silloth

What are the nearest cities to Townhead?

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

7m
Townhead is 7 miles east of Carlisle
46m
Townhead is 46 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
48m
Townhead is 48 miles west of Durham
55m
Townhead is 55 miles west of Sunderland
60m
Townhead is 60 miles north of Lancaster
73m
Townhead is 73 miles north-west of Ripon
74m
Townhead is 74 miles south of Edinburgh
80m
Townhead is 80 miles north of Preston
87m
Townhead is 87 miles north-west of Bradford
88m
Townhead is 88 miles south-east of Glasgow

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