Whitehaven is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, three miles north-west of the town of Cleator Moor, 35 miles south-west of the major city of Carlisle, 98 miles south of Edinburgh, 213 miles north of Cardiff, and 254 miles north-west of London. Whitehaven was historically in the county of Cumberland. Whitehaven falls within the district council of Copeland, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA28 postcode district. The post town for Whitehaven is Whitehaven.
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Whitehaven is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
Whitehaven is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cumbria, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Whitehaven is CA28 7UH.
Whitehaven is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA28 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CA28 postcode district.
The post town for Whitehaven is Whitehaven. Whitehaven is in the CA28 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Whitehaven.
The centre of Whitehaven is located at position 54.55072° latitude and -3.58746° longitude.
The centre of Whitehaven is located at the grid reference easting 297420 and northing 518434 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Whitehaven relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Whitehaven to the centre of the town.
Position of Whitehaven relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Whitehaven to the centre of the city.