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 is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
Townhead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Townhead is CA8 9JG.
Townhead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CA8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CA8 postcode district.
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The post town for Townhead is Brampton. Townhead is in the CA8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Brampton.
The centre of Townhead is located at position 54.91218° latitude and -2.75606° longitude.
The centre of Townhead is located at the grid reference easting 351628 and northing 557759 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Townhead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Townhead to the centre of the town.
Position of Townhead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Townhead to the centre of the city.