Where is Chilton?

Chilton is located in the county of Durham, North East England, two miles south of the town of Ferryhill, ten miles north of the major town of Darlington, 110 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 226 miles north of London. Chilton falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the DL17 postcode district. The post town for Chilton is Ferryhill.

Chilton on a map

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

Which county is Chilton in?

Chilton 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 Chilton in Durham?

Chilton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.

Location of Chilton within Durham

What is the postcode for Chilton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Chilton is DL17 0HQ.

Where is Chilton in DL17?

Chilton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DL17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DL17 postcode district.

Location of Chilton within DL17

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What is the post town for Chilton?

The post town for Chilton is Ferryhill. Chilton is in the DL17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ferryhill.

What is the latitude and longitude of Chilton?

The centre of Chilton is located at position 54.6639° latitude and -1.55622° longitude.

Latitude54.6639°
Longitude-1.55622°

What is the easting and northing of Chilton?

The centre of Chilton is located at the grid reference easting 428723 and northing 529959 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting428723
Northing529959

What are the nearest towns to Chilton?

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

2m
Chilton is 2 miles south of Ferryhill
3m
Chilton is 3 miles south-east of Spennymoor
3m
Chilton is 3 miles north of Newton Aycliffe
4m
Chilton is 4 miles north-east of Shildon
4m
Chilton is 4 miles west of Sedgefield
5m
Chilton is 5 miles east of Bishop Auckland
6m
Chilton is 6 miles south-east of Willington
8m
Chilton is 8 miles south-east of Crook
10m
Chilton is 10 miles north of Darlington
11m
Chilton is 11 miles south-west of Peterlee

What are the nearest cities to Chilton?

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

8m
Chilton is 8 miles south of Durham
18m
Chilton is 18 miles south of Sunderland
22m
Chilton is 22 miles south of Newcastle upon Tyne
37m
Chilton is 37 miles north of Ripon
52m
Chilton is 52 miles north of York
57m
Chilton is 57 miles east of Carlisle
60m
Chilton is 60 miles north of Leeds
61m
Chilton is 61 miles north of Bradford
66m
Chilton is 66 miles north-east of Lancaster
68m
Chilton is 68 miles north of Wakefield