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Where is Whitworth?

Whitworth is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, three miles north of the major town of Rochdale, 156 miles north of Cardiff, 164 miles south of Edinburgh, and 171 miles north-west of London. Whitworth lies just north-east of the Greater Manchester border. Whitworth falls within the district council of Rossendale, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the OL12 postcode district. The post town for Whitworth is Rochdale.

COVID-19: Whitworth coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Lancashire case numbers. This Whitworth coronavirus map shows the position of Whitworth within Lancashire, along with the number of cases in Lancashire and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Whitworth in?

Whitworth is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Whitworth in Lancashire?

Whitworth is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lancashire.

Map showing location of Whitworth within Lancashire
Location of Whitworth within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Whitworth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Whitworth is OL12 8RG.

Where is Whitworth in OL12?

Whitworth is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OL12 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OL12 postcode district.

Map showing location of Whitworth within OL12
Location of Whitworth within OL12

What is the post town for Whitworth?

The post town for Whitworth is Rochdale. Whitworth is in the OL12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Rochdale.

What is the latitude and longitude of Whitworth?

The centre of Whitworth is located at position 53.65981° latitude and -2.17452° longitude.

Latitude53.65981°
Longitude-2.17452°

What is the easting and northing of Whitworth?

The centre of Whitworth is located at the grid reference easting 388564 and northing 418161 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting388564
Northing418161

What are the nearest towns to Whitworth?

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

north
3m
Whitworth is 3 miles north of Rochdale
south
3m
Whitworth is 3 miles south of Bacup
west
3m
Whitworth is 3 miles west of Littleborough
north-west
4m
Whitworth is 4 miles north-west of Milnrow
south-west
5m
Whitworth is 5 miles south-west of Todmorden
north-east
5m
Whitworth is 5 miles north-east of Heywood
south-east
5m
Whitworth is 5 miles south-east of Rawtenstall
east
6m
Whitworth is 6 miles east of Ramsbottom
north-west
7m
Whitworth is 7 miles north-west of Shaw
north
7m
Whitworth is 7 miles north of Royton

What are the nearest cities to Whitworth?

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

north
13m
Whitworth is 13 miles north of Manchester
north
13m
Whitworth is 13 miles north of Salford
south-west
19m
Whitworth is 19 miles south-west of Bradford
east
23m
Whitworth is 23 miles east of Preston
west
27m
Whitworth is 27 miles west of Leeds
west
28m
Whitworth is 28 miles west of Wakefield
north-west
35m
Whitworth is 35 miles north-west of Sheffield
south-east
37m
Whitworth is 37 miles south-east of Lancaster
north-east
37m
Whitworth is 37 miles north-east of Liverpool
south-west
42m
Whitworth is 42 miles south-west of Ripon

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