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.
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Whitworth is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Whitworth is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Whitworth is OL12 8RG.
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.
The post town for Whitworth is Rochdale. Whitworth is in the OL12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Rochdale.
The centre of Whitworth is located at position 53.65981° latitude and -2.17452° longitude.
The centre of Whitworth is located at the grid reference easting 388564 and northing 418161 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Whitworth relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Whitworth to the centre of the town.
Position of Whitworth relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Whitworth to the centre of the city.