Westhoughton postal code
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Postcode district: BL5
Post town: Bolton
Dialling code: 01942
Elevation: 105m (344ft)
County: Greater Manchester
Postcode area of Westhoughton is BL5.
Post town of postcode area 'BL' is Bolton. Dialling code of Westhoughton is 01942. Westhoughton has 105m (344ft) altitude.
The coordinates of Westhoughton are: 53.5489600 lat, -2.5258810 lng.
Westhoughton belongs to Greater Manchester County. Westhoughton belongs to England. England is constituent country of United Kingdom.
The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Scotland and Wales (which collectively make up Great Britain) and Northern Ireland.
UK postcodes consist of two alphanumeric groups, separated by a space; for example “SO15 2GB”.
The first group is called the outward code: it describes a small town, a district of a large town, or a rural area, such that the outward code is sufficient (with a few exceptions) to determine the sorting office that will deliver the mail.
The second group is called the inward code: it represents a small group of addresses - from 70 houses down to a single business - that would always form part of the same delivery round.
Typically the inward code covers one side of a short street, or a natural section of a longer one.