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Where is Alderton?

Alderton is located in the county of Northamptonshire, East Midlands, three miles east of the town of Towcester, nine miles north-west of the major town of Milton Keynes, and 53 miles north-west of London. Alderton lies roughly one mile north of the Buckinghamshire border. Alderton falls within the district council of South Northamptonshire, under the county council of Northamptonshire. It is in the NN12 postcode district. The post town for Alderton is Towcester.

Alderton on a map

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

Which county is Alderton in?

Alderton is in the ceremonial county of Northamptonshire, the historic county of Northamptonshire, and the administrative county of Northamptonshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorthamptonshire
Historic CountyNorthamptonshire
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire

Where is Alderton in Northamptonshire?

Alderton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Northamptonshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Northamptonshire.

Map showing location of Alderton within Northamptonshire
Location of Alderton within Northamptonshire

What is the postcode for Alderton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Alderton is NN12 7LR.

Where is Alderton in NN12?

Alderton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NN12 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the NN12 postcode district.

Map showing location of Alderton within NN12
Location of Alderton within NN12

What is the post town for Alderton?

The post town for Alderton is Towcester. Alderton is in the NN12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Towcester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Alderton?

The centre of Alderton is located at position 52.11396° latitude and -0.92008° longitude.

Latitude52.11396°
Longitude-0.92008°

What is the easting and northing of Alderton?

The centre of Alderton is located at the grid reference easting 474047 and northing 246731 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting474047
Northing246731

What are the nearest towns to Alderton?

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

east
3m
Alderton is 3 miles east of Towcester
north
8m
Alderton is 8 miles north of Buckingham
north-west
9m
Alderton is 9 miles north-west of Milton Keynes
west
9m
Alderton is 9 miles west of Newport Pagnell
south
9m
Alderton is 9 miles south of Northampton
west
10m
Alderton is 10 miles west of Olney
north-east
11m
Alderton is 11 miles north-east of Brackley
north-west
11m
Alderton is 11 miles north-west of Bletchley
north
12m
Alderton is 12 miles north of Winslow
north-west
13m
Alderton is 13 miles north-west of Woburn Sands

What are the nearest cities to Alderton?

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

north-east
29m
Alderton is 29 miles north-east of Oxford
south-east
32m
Alderton is 32 miles south-east of Coventry
north-west
35m
Alderton is 35 miles north-west of St Albans
south
37m
Alderton is 37 miles south of Leicester
south-west
43m
Alderton is 43 miles south-west of Peterborough
west
45m
Alderton is 45 miles west of Cambridge
south-east
49m
Alderton is 49 miles south-east of Birmingham
south-west
54m
Alderton is 54 miles south-west of Ely
north-west
54m
Alderton is 54 miles north-west of London
north-west
54m
Alderton is 54 miles north-west of City of Westminster