Acton is located in the county of Greater London, London, six miles west of the city of City of Westminster, 12 miles south-east of the major town of Watford, and six miles west of London. Acton lies eight miles north of the Surrey border, and was historically in the county of Middlesex. Acton falls within the London borough council of Ealing, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the W3 postcode district. The post town for Acton is London.
Acton is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Middlesex, and the administrative county of Greater London.
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Acton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater London, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater London.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Acton is W3 6NA.
Acton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the W3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the W3 postcode district.
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The post town for Acton is London. Acton is in the W3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.
The centre of Acton is located at position 51.50674° latitude and -0.26831° longitude.
The centre of Acton is located at the grid reference easting 520280 and northing 180066 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.