Where is Checkendon?

Checkendon is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, five miles south-east of the town of Wallingford, seven miles north-west of the major town of Reading, and 39 miles west of London. Checkendon lies four miles north of the Berkshire border. Checkendon falls within the district council of South Oxfordshire, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the RG8 postcode district. The post town for Checkendon is Reading.

Checkendon on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Checkendon
Location of Checkendon within the UK

Which county is Checkendon in?

Checkendon is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Checkendon in Oxfordshire?

Checkendon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Checkendon within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Checkendon?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Checkendon is RG8 0TR.

Where is Checkendon in RG8?

Checkendon is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the RG8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the RG8 postcode district.

Location of Checkendon within RG8

Postal Boundaries © GEOLYTIX copyright and database right 2012

What is the post town for Checkendon?

The post town for Checkendon is Reading. Checkendon is in the RG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Reading.

What is the latitude and longitude of Checkendon?

The centre of Checkendon is located at position 51.54445° latitude and -1.04097° longitude.

Latitude51.54445°
Longitude-1.04097°

What is the easting and northing of Checkendon?

The centre of Checkendon is located at the grid reference easting 466602 and northing 183275 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting466602
Northing183275

What are the nearest towns to Checkendon?

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

5m
Checkendon is 5 miles south-east of Wallingford
6m
Checkendon is 6 miles west of Henley-on-Thames
7m
Checkendon is 7 miles north-west of Reading
7m
Checkendon is 7 miles south of Watlington
9m
Checkendon is 9 miles north-west of Woodley
10m
Checkendon is 10 miles south-east of Didcot
12m
Checkendon is 12 miles west of Marlow
13m
Checkendon is 13 miles north-west of Wokingham
13m
Checkendon is 13 miles south-east of Abingdon-on-Thames
14m
Checkendon is 14 miles north-east of Thatcham

What are the nearest cities to Checkendon?

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

17m
Checkendon is 17 miles south-east of Oxford
33m
Checkendon is 33 miles south-west of St Albans
35m
Checkendon is 35 miles north of Winchester
39m
Checkendon is 39 miles west of London
40m
Checkendon is 40 miles west of City of Westminster
41m
Checkendon is 41 miles west of City of London
46m
Checkendon is 46 miles north-east of Salisbury
47m
Checkendon is 47 miles north of Southampton
50m
Checkendon is 50 miles north of Chichester
52m
Checkendon is 52 miles north of Portsmouth