Chelmsford is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, eight miles north of the town of Billericay, and 30 miles north-east of London. Chelmsford falls within the district council of Chelmsford, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CM1 postcode district. The post town for Chelmsford is Chelmsford.
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Chelmsford is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.
Chelmsford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Essex, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Essex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Chelmsford is CM1 1NF.
Chelmsford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CM1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CM1 postcode district.
The post town for Chelmsford is Chelmsford. Chelmsford is in the CM1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chelmsford.
The centre of Chelmsford is located at position 51.73704° latitude and 0.47361° longitude.
The centre of Chelmsford is located at the grid reference easting 570897 and northing 207155 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Chelmsford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Chelmsford to the centre of the town.
Position of Chelmsford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Chelmsford to the centre of the city.