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Where is Braintree?

Braintree is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, six miles south-west of the town of Halstead, ten miles north of the major city of Chelmsford, and 39 miles north-east of London. Braintree falls within the district council of Braintree, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CM7 postcode district.

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Braintree on a map

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

Which county is Braintree in?

Braintree is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.

Ceremonial CountyEssex
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyEssex

Where is Braintree in Essex?

Braintree is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Essex, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Essex.

Map showing location of Braintree within Essex
Location of Braintree within Essex

What is the postcode for Braintree?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Braintree is CM7 3YG.

Where is Braintree in CM7?

Braintree is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CM7 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CM7 postcode district.

Map showing location of Braintree within CM7
Location of Braintree within CM7

What is the latitude and longitude of Braintree?

The centre of Braintree is located at position 51.87817° latitude and 0.55311° longitude.

Latitude51.87817°
Longitude0.55311°

What is the easting and northing of Braintree?

The centre of Braintree is located at the grid reference easting 575836 and northing 223036 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting575836
Northing223036

What are the nearest towns to Braintree?

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

south-west
6m
Braintree is 6 miles south-west of Halstead
west
6m
Braintree is 6 miles west of Coggeshall
north-west
7m
Braintree is 7 miles north-west of Witham
east
8m
Braintree is 8 miles east of Great Dunmow
south-east
10m
Braintree is 10 miles south-east of Thaxted
north-west
11m
Braintree is 11 miles north-west of Maldon
south-west
14m
Braintree is 14 miles south-west of Sudbury
south
14m
Braintree is 14 miles south of Clare
west
15m
Braintree is 15 miles west of Colchester
south
15m
Braintree is 15 miles south of Haverhill

What are the nearest cities to Braintree?

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

north
10m
Braintree is 10 miles north of Chelmsford
south-east
29m
Braintree is 29 miles south-east of Cambridge
north-east
37m
Braintree is 37 miles north-east of City of London
south
38m
Braintree is 38 miles south of Ely
north-east
39m
Braintree is 39 miles north-east of London
north-east
39m
Braintree is 39 miles north-east of City of Westminster
east
39m
Braintree is 39 miles east of St Albans
north-west
47m
Braintree is 47 miles north-west of Canterbury
south-east
59m
Braintree is 59 miles south-east of Peterborough
south-west
61m
Braintree is 61 miles south-west of Norwich

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