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Where is Boston?

Boston is located in the county of Lincolnshire, East Midlands, 11 miles east of the town of Heckington, 28 miles south-east of the major city of Lincoln, and 101 miles north of London. Boston falls within the district council of Boston, under the county council of Lincolnshire. It is in the PE21 postcode district. The post town for Boston is Boston.

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Boston on a map

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

Which county is Boston in?

Boston is in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, the historic county of Lincolnshire, and the administrative county of Lincolnshire.

Ceremonial CountyLincolnshire
Historic CountyLincolnshire
Administrative CountyLincolnshire

Where is Boston in Lincolnshire?

Boston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lincolnshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Lincolnshire.

Location of Boston within Lincolnshire
Location of Boston within Lincolnshire

What is the postcode for Boston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Boston is PE21 8QR.

Where is Boston in PE21?

Boston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PE21 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PE21 postcode district.

Location of Boston within PE21
Location of Boston within PE21

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What is the post town for Boston?

The post town for Boston is Boston. Boston is in the PE21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Boston.

What is the latitude and longitude of Boston?

The centre of Boston is located at position 52.97632° latitude and -0.02715° longitude.

Latitude52.97632°
Longitude-0.02715°

What is the easting and northing of Boston?

The centre of Boston is located at the grid reference easting 532565 and northing 343929 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting532565
Northing343929

What are the nearest towns to Boston?

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

east
11m
Boston is 11 miles east of Heckington
north
12m
Boston is 12 miles north of Holbeach
north
14m
Boston is 14 miles north of Spalding
south-west
14m
Boston is 14 miles south-west of Wainfleet All Saints
south-east
14m
Boston is 14 miles south-east of Woodhall Spa
north-west
15m
Boston is 15 miles north-west of Long Sutton
south
15m
Boston is 15 miles south of Spilsby
east
16m
Boston is 16 miles east of Sleaford
south
16m
Boston is 16 miles south of Horncastle
south-west
19m
Boston is 19 miles south-west of Skegness

What are the nearest cities to Boston?

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

south-east
28m
Boston is 28 miles south-east of Lincoln
north
29m
Boston is 29 miles north of Peterborough
north
42m
Boston is 42 miles north of Ely
east
47m
Boston is 47 miles east of Nottingham
north-east
52m
Boston is 52 miles north-east of Leicester
north
54m
Boston is 54 miles north of Cambridge
south
55m
Boston is 55 miles south of Kingston upon Hull
west
60m
Boston is 60 miles west of Norwich
east
61m
Boston is 61 miles east of Derby
south-east
66m
Boston is 66 miles south-east of Sheffield

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