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Where is Ashford?

Ashford is located in the county of Kent, South East England, ten miles north-east of the town of Tenterden, 17 miles south-east of the major town of Maidstone, and 50 miles south-east of London. Ashford falls within the district council of Ashford, under the county council of Kent. It is in the TN23 postcode district. The post town for Ashford is Ashford.

COVID-19: Ashford coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Kent case numbers. This Ashford coronavirus map shows the position of Ashford within Kent, along with the number of cases in Kent and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Ashford in?

Ashford is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.

Ceremonial CountyKent
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyKent

Where is Ashford in Kent?

Ashford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Kent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Kent.

Map showing location of Ashford within Kent
Location of Ashford within Kent

What is the postcode for Ashford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Ashford is TN23 1DE.

Where is Ashford in TN23?

Ashford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the TN23 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the TN23 postcode district.

Map showing location of Ashford within TN23
Location of Ashford within TN23

What is the post town for Ashford?

The post town for Ashford is Ashford. Ashford is in the TN23 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ashford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Ashford?

The centre of Ashford is located at position 51.14845° latitude and 0.87109° longitude.

Latitude51.14845°
Longitude0.87109°

What is the easting and northing of Ashford?

The centre of Ashford is located at the grid reference easting 600904 and northing 142717 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting600904
Northing142717

What are the nearest towns to Ashford?

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

north-east
10m
Ashford is 10 miles north-east of Tenterden
north-west
11m
Ashford is 11 miles north-west of Hythe
south
12m
Ashford is 12 miles south of Faversham
north
12m
Ashford is 12 miles north of New Romney
north
14m
Ashford is 14 miles north of Lydd
west
14m
Ashford is 14 miles west of Folkestone
south-east
14m
Ashford is 14 miles south-east of Sittingbourne
north
15m
Ashford is 15 miles north of Rye
south
16m
Ashford is 16 miles south of Whitstable
south-east
17m
Ashford is 17 miles south-east of Maidstone

What are the nearest cities to Ashford?

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

south-west
13m
Ashford is 13 miles south-west of Canterbury
south-east
44m
Ashford is 44 miles south-east of Chelmsford
south-east
49m
Ashford is 49 miles south-east of City of London
south-east
50m
Ashford is 50 miles south-east of City of Westminster
north-east
50m
Ashford is 50 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
south-east
50m
Ashford is 50 miles south-east of London
south-east
67m
Ashford is 67 miles south-east of St Albans
east
75m
Ashford is 75 miles east of Chichester
south-east
80m
Ashford is 80 miles south-east of Cambridge
east
89m
Ashford is 89 miles east of Portsmouth

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