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 is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.
Checkendon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Oxfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Oxfordshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Checkendon is RG8 0TR.
Checkendon is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the RG8 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the RG8 postcode district.
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The post town for Checkendon is Reading. Checkendon is in the RG8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Reading.
The centre of Checkendon is located at position 51.54445° latitude and -1.04097° longitude.
The centre of Checkendon is located at the grid reference easting 466602 and northing 183275 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Checkendon relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Checkendon to the centre of the town.
Position of Checkendon relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Checkendon to the centre of the city.