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Where is Chester?

Chester is located in the county of Cheshire, North West England, six miles south of the town of Ellesmere Port, 119 miles north of Cardiff, and 164 miles north-west of London. Chester lies roughly one mile east of the Clwyd border. Chester falls within the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester. It is in the CH1 postcode district. The post town for Chester is Chester.

Chester on a map

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

Which county is Chester in?

Chester is in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, the historic county of Cheshire, and the administrative county of Cheshire West and Chester.

Ceremonial CountyCheshire
Historic CountyCheshire
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester

Where is Chester in Cheshire?

Chester is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Cheshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Cheshire.

Map showing location of Chester within Cheshire
Location of Chester within Cheshire

What is the postcode for Chester?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chester is CH1 1NP.

Where is Chester in CH1?

Chester is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CH1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CH1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Chester within CH1
Location of Chester within CH1

What is the post town for Chester?

The post town for Chester is Chester. Chester is in the CH1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Chester?

The centre of Chester is located at position 53.1902° latitude and -2.89164° longitude.

Latitude53.1902°
Longitude-2.89164°

What is the easting and northing of Chester?

The centre of Chester is located at the grid reference easting 340521 and northing 366273 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting340521
Northing366273

What are the nearest towns to Chester?

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

south
6m
Chester is 6 miles south of Ellesmere Port
east
6m
Chester is 6 miles east of Shotton
east
7m
Chester is 7 miles east of Connah's Quay
east
8m
Chester is 8 miles east of Buckley
south-west
10m
Chester is 10 miles south-west of Frodsham
south-east
10m
Chester is 10 miles south-east of Neston
south
10m
Chester is 10 miles south of Bebington
east
11m
Chester is 11 miles east of Mold
north-east
11m
Chester is 11 miles north-east of Wrexham
east
11m
Chester is 11 miles east of Flint

What are the nearest cities to Chester?

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

south
16m
Chester is 16 miles south of Liverpool
east
23m
Chester is 23 miles east of St Asaph
south-west
32m
Chester is 32 miles south-west of Salford
west
32m
Chester is 32 miles west of Stoke-on-Trent
south-west
33m
Chester is 33 miles south-west of Manchester
south
40m
Chester is 40 miles south of Preston
east
51m
Chester is 51 miles east of Bangor
north-west
53m
Chester is 53 miles north-west of Wolverhampton
north-west
57m
Chester is 57 miles north-west of Lichfield
south
60m
Chester is 60 miles south of Lancaster

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