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Where is Whaw?

Whaw is located in the county of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, nine miles south-west of the town of Barnard Castle, 20 miles west of the major town of Darlington, 115 miles south-east of Edinburgh, 210 miles north of Cardiff, and 217 miles north of London. Whaw lies two miles south-west of the Durham border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. Whaw falls within the district council of Richmondshire, under the county council of North Yorkshire. It is in the DL11 postcode district. The post town for Whaw is Richmond.

Whaw on a map

Map showing extent of Whaw as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Whaw
Map showing location of Whaw within the UK
Location of Whaw within the UK

Which county is Whaw in?

Whaw is in the ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, the historic county of Yorkshire, and the administrative county of North Yorkshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyNorth Yorkshire

Where is Whaw in North Yorkshire?

Whaw is situated towards the northernmost extremity of North Yorkshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of North Yorkshire.

Location of Whaw within North Yorkshire
Location of Whaw within North Yorkshire

What is the postcode for Whaw?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Whaw is DL11 6RT.

Where is Whaw in DL11?

Whaw is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DL11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DL11 postcode district.

Location of Whaw within DL11
Location of Whaw within DL11

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What is the post town for Whaw?

The post town for Whaw is Richmond. Whaw is in the DL11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Richmond.

What is the latitude and longitude of Whaw?

The centre of Whaw is located at position 54.43525° latitude and -2.02907° longitude.

Latitude54.43525°
Longitude-2.02907°

What is the easting and northing of Whaw?

The centre of Whaw is located at the grid reference easting 398212 and northing 504426 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting398212
Northing504426

What are the nearest towns to Whaw?

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

south-west
9m
Whaw is 9 miles south-west of Barnard Castle
north-west
12m
Whaw is 12 miles north-west of Leyburn
west
12m
Whaw is 12 miles west of Richmond
east
13m
Whaw is 13 miles east of Kirkby Stephen
north-west
14m
Whaw is 14 miles north-west of Middleham
west
20m
Whaw is 20 miles west of Darlington
north-west
20m
Whaw is 20 miles north-west of Bedale
south-west
21m
Whaw is 21 miles south-west of Shildon
north-west
21m
Whaw is 21 miles north-west of Masham
south-east
21m
Whaw is 21 miles south-east of Appleby-in-Westmorland

What are the nearest cities to Whaw?

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

north-west
29m
Whaw is 29 miles north-west of Ripon
south-west
30m
Whaw is 30 miles south-west of Durham
south-west
41m
Whaw is 41 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-east
41m
Whaw is 41 miles north-east of Lancaster
south-west
41m
Whaw is 41 miles south-west of Sunderland
north
46m
Whaw is 46 miles north of Bradford
north-west
48m
Whaw is 48 miles north-west of Leeds
south-east
48m
Whaw is 48 miles south-east of Carlisle
north-west
50m
Whaw is 50 miles north-west of York
north-east
54m
Whaw is 54 miles north-east of Preston

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