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 is in the ceremonial county of Merseyside, and the historic county of Cheshire.
West Kirby is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Merseyside, and towards the westernmost extremity of Merseyside.
The nearest postcode to the centre of West Kirby is CH48 4HG.
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.
The post town for West Kirby is Wirral. West Kirby is in the CH48 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wirral.
The centre of West Kirby is located at position 53.373° latitude and -3.1842° longitude.
The centre of West Kirby is located at the grid reference easting 321311 and northing 386891 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of West Kirby relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of West Kirby to the centre of the town.
Position of West Kirby relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of West Kirby to the centre of the city.