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Where is Chatham?

Chatham is located in the county of Kent, South East England, one mile south-east of the town of Rochester, and 30 miles east of London. Chatham lies six miles south of the Essex border. Chatham falls within the unitary authority of Medway. It is in the ME4 postcode district. The post town for Chatham is Chatham.

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

Chatham on a map

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

Which county is Chatham in?

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

Ceremonial CountyKent
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyMedway

Where is Chatham in Kent?

Chatham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Kent.

Map showing location of Chatham within Kent
Location of Chatham within Kent

What is the postcode for Chatham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chatham is ME4 4SE.

Where is Chatham in ME4?

Chatham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ME4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the ME4 postcode district.

Map showing location of Chatham within ME4
Location of Chatham within ME4

What is the post town for Chatham?

The post town for Chatham is Chatham. Chatham is in the ME4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chatham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Chatham?

The centre of Chatham is located at position 51.38491° latitude and 0.52552° longitude.

Latitude51.38491°
Longitude0.52552°

What is the easting and northing of Chatham?

The centre of Chatham is located at the grid reference easting 575834 and northing 168122 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting575834
Northing168122

What are the nearest towns to Chatham?

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

south-east
1m
Chatham is 1 mile south-east of Rochester
north-west
3m
Chatham is 3 miles north-west of Gillingham
north-east
5m
Chatham is 5 miles north-east of Snodland
north
8m
Chatham is 8 miles north of Maidstone
south-east
8m
Chatham is 8 miles south-east of Gravesend
north-east
8m
Chatham is 8 miles north-east of West Malling
south-east
9m
Chatham is 9 miles south-east of Northfleet
south-east
9m
Chatham is 9 miles south-east of Tilbury
west
10m
Chatham is 10 miles west of Sittingbourne
south
10m
Chatham is 10 miles south of Canvey Island

What are the nearest cities to Chatham?

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

south
24m
Chatham is 24 miles south of Chelmsford
west
25m
Chatham is 25 miles west of Canterbury
east
28m
Chatham is 28 miles east of City of London
east
29m
Chatham is 29 miles east of City of Westminster
east
29m
Chatham is 29 miles east of London
south-east
45m
Chatham is 45 miles south-east of St Albans
north-east
49m
Chatham is 49 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
south
59m
Chatham is 59 miles south of Cambridge
north-east
68m
Chatham is 68 miles north-east of Chichester
south
71m
Chatham is 71 miles south of Ely

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