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 is in the ceremonial county of Northamptonshire, the historic county of Northamptonshire, and the administrative county of Northamptonshire.
Alderton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Northamptonshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Northamptonshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Alderton is NN12 7LR.
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.
The post town for Alderton is Towcester. Alderton is in the NN12 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Towcester.
The centre of Alderton is located at position 52.11396° latitude and -0.92008° longitude.
The centre of Alderton is located at the grid reference easting 474047 and northing 246731 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Alderton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Alderton to the centre of the town.
Position of Alderton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Alderton to the centre of the city.