1. West Kirby

Where is West Kirby?

West Kirby is located in the county of Merseyside, North West England, two miles south of the town of Hoylake, seven miles west of the major town of Birkenhead, 131 miles north of Cardiff, 178 miles south of Edinburgh, and 182 miles north-west of London. West Kirby lies three miles north-east of the Clwyd border, and was historically in the county of Cheshire. West Kirby falls within the metropolitan district council of Wirral. It is in the CH48 postcode district. The post town for West Kirby is Wirral.

West Kirby on a map

Bounding box showing extent of West Kirby
Location of West Kirby within the UK

Which county is West Kirby in?

West Kirby is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Cheshire.

Ceremonial CountyMerseyside
Historic CountyCheshire

Where is West Kirby in Merseyside?

West Kirby is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Merseyside, and towards the westernmost extremity of Merseyside.

Location of West Kirby within Merseyside

What is the postcode for West Kirby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of West Kirby is CH48 4HG.

Where is West Kirby in CH48?

West Kirby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CH48 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CH48 postcode district.

Location of West Kirby within CH48

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What is the post town for West Kirby?

The post town for West Kirby is Wirral. West Kirby is in the CH48 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wirral.

What is the latitude and longitude of West Kirby?

The centre of West Kirby is located at position 53.373° latitude and -3.1842° longitude.

Latitude53.373°
Longitude-3.1842°

What is the easting and northing of West Kirby?

The centre of West Kirby is located at the grid reference easting 321311 and northing 386891 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting321311
Northing386891

What are the nearest towns to West Kirby?

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

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West Kirby is 2 miles south of Hoylake
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West Kirby is 5 miles north-west of Heswall
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West Kirby is 6 miles south-west of Wallasey
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West Kirby is 7 miles north of Holywell
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West Kirby is 7 miles west of Birkenhead
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West Kirby is 8 miles north-west of Neston
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West Kirby is 9 miles north of Flint
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West Kirby is 9 miles west of Bebington
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West Kirby is 9 miles east of Prestatyn
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West Kirby is 10 miles south-west of Bootle

What are the nearest cities to West Kirby?

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

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West Kirby is 9 miles west of Liverpool
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West Kirby is 13 miles north-east of St Asaph
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West Kirby is 18 miles north-west of Chester
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West Kirby is 33 miles south-west of Preston
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West Kirby is 37 miles west of Salford
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West Kirby is 39 miles west of Manchester
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West Kirby is 40 miles east of Bangor
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West Kirby is 48 miles north-west of Stoke-on-Trent
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West Kirby is 49 miles south of Lancaster
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West Kirby is 66 miles south-west of Bradford

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