Acton is located in the county of Suffolk, Eastern England, three miles north-east of the town of Sudbury, 14 miles north-west of the major town of Colchester, and 54 miles north-east of London. Acton lies two miles north of the Essex border. Acton falls within the district council of Babergh, under the county council of Suffolk. It is in the CO10 postcode district. The post town for Acton is Sudbury.
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Acton is in the ceremonial county of Suffolk, the historic county of Suffolk, and the administrative county of Suffolk.
Acton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Suffolk, and towards the westernmost extremity of Suffolk.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Acton is CO10 0AP.
Acton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CO10 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CO10 postcode district.
The post town for Acton is Sudbury. Acton is in the CO10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Sudbury.
The centre of Acton is located at position 52.07071° latitude and 0.76097° longitude.
The centre of Acton is located at the grid reference easting 589328 and northing 244968 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Acton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Acton to the centre of the town.
Position of Acton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Acton to the centre of the city.