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Where is York?

York is located in the county of North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber, four miles south of the town of Haxby, 161 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 174 miles north of London. York lies six miles west of the East Riding of Yorkshire border, and was historically in the county of Yorkshire. York falls within the unitary authority of York. It is in the YO1 postcode district. The post town for York is York.

York on a map

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

Which county is York in?

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

Ceremonial CountyNorth Yorkshire
Historic CountyYorkshire
Administrative CountyYork

Where is York in North Yorkshire?

York is situated towards the southernmost extremity of North Yorkshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of North Yorkshire.

Map showing location of York within North Yorkshire
Location of York within North Yorkshire

What is the postcode for York?

The nearest postcode to the centre of York is YO1 7EF.

Where is York in YO1?

York is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the YO1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the YO1 postcode district.

Map showing location of York within YO1
Location of York within YO1

What is the post town for York?

The post town for York is York. York is in the YO1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of York.

What is the latitude and longitude of York?

The centre of York is located at position 53.96201° latitude and -1.08368° longitude.

Latitude53.96201°
Longitude-1.08368°

What is the easting and northing of York?

The centre of York is located at the grid reference easting 460218 and northing 452158 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting460218
Northing452158

What are the nearest towns to York?

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

south
4m
York is 4 miles south of Haxby
north-east
9m
York is 9 miles north-east of Tadcaster
south-east
12m
York is 12 miles south-east of Easingwold
north
12m
York is 12 miles north of Selby
east
13m
York is 13 miles east of Wetherby
west
13m
York is 13 miles west of Pocklington
south-east
16m
York is 16 miles south-east of Boroughbridge
east
16m
York is 16 miles east of Knaresborough
south-west
17m
York is 17 miles south-west of Malton
south-west
17m
York is 17 miles south-west of Norton-on-Derwent

What are the nearest cities to York?

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

south-east
22m
York is 22 miles south-east of Ripon
north-east
22m
York is 22 miles north-east of Leeds
north-east
26m
York is 26 miles north-east of Wakefield
north-east
30m
York is 30 miles north-east of Bradford
north-west
34m
York is 34 miles north-west of Kingston upon Hull
north
43m
York is 43 miles north of Sheffield
north-west
55m
York is 55 miles north-west of Lincoln
north-east
58m
York is 58 miles north-east of Manchester
north-east
60m
York is 60 miles north-east of Salford
south
60m
York is 60 miles south of Durham

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