Cockfield is located in the county of Suffolk, Eastern England, six miles north of the town of Acton, 17 miles west of the major town of Ipswich, and 59 miles north-east of London. Cockfield lies six miles north of the Essex border. Cockfield falls within the district council of Babergh, under the county council of Suffolk. It is in the IP30 postcode district. The post town for Cockfield is Bury St. Edmunds.
Cockfield is in the ceremonial county of Suffolk, the historic county of Suffolk, and the administrative county of Suffolk.
Cockfield is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Suffolk, and towards the westernmost extremity of Suffolk.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Cockfield is IP30 0HT.
Cockfield is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the IP30 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the IP30 postcode district.
The post town for Cockfield is Bury St. Edmunds. Cockfield is in the IP30 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bury St. Edmunds.
The centre of Cockfield is located at position 52.15731° latitude and 0.78455° longitude.
The centre of Cockfield is located at the grid reference easting 590574 and northing 254659 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Cockfield relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Cockfield to the centre of the town.
Position of Cockfield relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Cockfield to the centre of the city.