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Where is Chester-le-Street?

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.

COVID-19: Chester-le-Street coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the County Durham case numbers. This Chester-le-Street coronavirus map shows the position of Chester-le-Street within County Durham, along with the number of cases in County Durham and each of the surrounding areas.

Chester-le-Street on a map

Map showing extent of Chester-le-Street as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Chester-le-Street
Map showing location of Chester-le-Street within the UK
Location of Chester-le-Street within the UK

Which county is Chester-le-Street in?

Chester-le-Street is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.

Ceremonial CountyDurham
Historic CountyDurham
Administrative CountyCounty Durham

Where is Chester-le-Street in Durham?

Chester-le-Street is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.

Map showing location of Chester-le-Street within Durham
Location of Chester-le-Street within Durham

What is the postcode for Chester-le-Street?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chester-le-Street is DH3 3RA.

Where is Chester-le-Street in DH3?

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.

Map showing location of Chester-le-Street within DH3
Location of Chester-le-Street within DH3

What is the post town for Chester-le-Street?

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.

What is the latitude and longitude of Chester-le-Street?

The centre of Chester-le-Street is located at position 54.85898° latitude and -1.57417° longitude.

Latitude54.85898°
Longitude-1.57417°

What is the easting and northing of Chester-le-Street?

The centre of Chester-le-Street is located at the grid reference easting 427434 and northing 551659 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting427434
Northing551659

What are the nearest towns to Chester-le-Street?

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.

south-west
3m
Chester-le-Street is 3 miles south-west of Washington
west
4m
Chester-le-Street is 4 miles west of Houghton-le-Spring
east
5m
Chester-le-Street is 5 miles east of Stanley
north-west
6m
Chester-le-Street is 6 miles north-west of Hetton-le-Hole
east
7m
Chester-le-Street is 7 miles east of Annfield Plain
south
7m
Chester-le-Street is 7 miles south of Gateshead
south-east
7m
Chester-le-Street is 7 miles south-east of Whickham
south
8m
Chester-le-Street is 8 miles south of Hebburn
south
9m
Chester-le-Street is 9 miles south of Jarrow
south-east
9m
Chester-le-Street is 9 miles south-east of Blaydon

What are the nearest cities to Chester-le-Street?

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.

north
6m
Chester-le-Street is 6 miles north of Durham
west
8m
Chester-le-Street is 8 miles west of Sunderland
south
8m
Chester-le-Street is 8 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
50m
Chester-le-Street is 50 miles north of Ripon
east
54m
Chester-le-Street is 54 miles east of Carlisle
north
65m
Chester-le-Street is 65 miles north of York
north
73m
Chester-le-Street is 73 miles north of Leeds
north
74m
Chester-le-Street is 74 miles north of Bradford
north-east
75m
Chester-le-Street is 75 miles north-east of Lancaster
north
81m
Chester-le-Street is 81 miles north of Wakefield

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