Basildon is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, three miles north of the town of Stanford-le-Hope, and 25 miles east of London. Basildon lies five miles north-west of the Kent border. Basildon falls within the district council of Basildon, under the county council of Essex. It is in the SS14 postcode district. The post town for Basildon is Basildon.
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Basildon is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.
Basildon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Essex, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Essex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Basildon is SS14 1FW.
Basildon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SS14 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SS14 postcode district.
The post town for Basildon is Basildon. Basildon is in the SS14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Basildon.
The centre of Basildon is located at position 51.57067° latitude and 0.45239° longitude.
The centre of Basildon is located at the grid reference easting 570054 and northing 188605 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Basildon relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Basildon to the centre of the town.
Position of Basildon relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Basildon to the centre of the city.