Chester-le-Street is located in the county of Durham, North East England, three miles south-west of the town of Washington, seven miles south of the major town of Gateshead, 99 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 239 miles north of London. Chester-le-Street lies roughly one mile south of the Tyne & Wear border. Chester-le-Street falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DH3 postcode district. The post town for Chester-le-Street is Chester le Street.
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Chester-le-Street is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.
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Chester-le-Street is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Chester-le-Street is DH3 3RA.
Chester-le-Street is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DH3 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DH3 postcode district.
The post town for Chester-le-Street is Chester le Street. Chester-le-Street is in the DH3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chester le Street.
The centre of Chester-le-Street is located at position 54.85898° latitude and -1.57417° longitude.
The centre of Chester-le-Street is located at the grid reference easting 427434 and northing 551659 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Chester-le-Street relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Chester-le-Street to the centre of the town.
Position of Chester-le-Street relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Chester-le-Street to the centre of the city.