Where is Chesham?

Chesham is located in the county of Buckinghamshire, South East England, two miles north of the town of Amersham, seven miles south-west of the major town of Hemel Hempstead, and 25 miles north-west of London. Chesham lies two miles south-west of the Hertfordshire border. Chesham falls within the district council of Chiltern, under the county council of Buckinghamshire. It is in the HP5 postcode district. The post town for Chesham is Chesham.

Chesham on a map

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

Which county is Chesham in?

Chesham is in the ceremonial county of Buckinghamshire, the historic county of Buckinghamshire, and the administrative county of Buckinghamshire.

Ceremonial CountyBuckinghamshire
Historic CountyBuckinghamshire
Administrative CountyBuckinghamshire

Where is Chesham in Buckinghamshire?

Chesham is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Buckinghamshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Buckinghamshire.

Location of Chesham within Buckinghamshire

What is the postcode for Chesham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chesham is HP5 1HT.

Where is Chesham in HP5?

Chesham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the HP5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the HP5 postcode district.

Location of Chesham within HP5

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What is the post town for Chesham?

The post town for Chesham is Chesham. Chesham is in the HP5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chesham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Chesham?

The centre of Chesham is located at position 51.70403° latitude and -0.61408° longitude.

Latitude51.70403°
Longitude-0.61408°

What is the easting and northing of Chesham?

The centre of Chesham is located at the grid reference easting 495868 and northing 201496 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting495868
Northing201496

What are the nearest towns to Chesham?

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

2m
Chesham is 2 miles north of Amersham
4m
Chesham is 4 miles south of Berkhamsted
5m
Chesham is 5 miles north-west of Chorleywood
7m
Chesham is 7 miles south of Tring
7m
Chesham is 7 miles north of Beaconsfield
7m
Chesham is 7 miles south-east of Wendover
7m
Chesham is 7 miles south-west of Hemel Hempstead
8m
Chesham is 8 miles north-west of Rickmansworth
8m
Chesham is 8 miles north-east of High Wycombe
8m
Chesham is 8 miles north of Gerrards Cross

What are the nearest cities to Chesham?

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

12m
Chesham is 12 miles west of St Albans
25m
Chesham is 25 miles north-west of London
25m
Chesham is 25 miles north-west of City of Westminster
26m
Chesham is 26 miles north-west of City of London
28m
Chesham is 28 miles east of Oxford
47m
Chesham is 47 miles south-west of Cambridge
47m
Chesham is 47 miles west of Chelmsford
54m
Chesham is 54 miles north-east of Winchester
60m
Chesham is 60 miles north of Chichester
61m
Chesham is 61 miles south-west of Ely