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Where is Colby?

Colby is located in the county of Norfolk, Eastern England, three miles north-east of the town of Aylsham, 14 miles north of the major city of Norwich, and 109 miles north-east of London. Colby falls within the district council of North Norfolk, under the county council of Norfolk. It is in the NR11 postcode district. The post town for Colby is Norwich.

Colby on a map

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

Which county is Colby in?

Colby is in the ceremonial county of Norfolk, the historic county of Norfolk, and the administrative county of Norfolk.

Ceremonial CountyNorfolk
Historic CountyNorfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk

Where is Colby in Norfolk?

Colby is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Norfolk, and towards the easternmost extremity of Norfolk.

Location of Colby within Norfolk
Location of Colby within Norfolk

What is the postcode for Colby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Colby is NR11 7EE.

Where is Colby in NR11?

Colby is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the NR11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the NR11 postcode district.

Location of Colby within NR11
Location of Colby within NR11

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What is the post town for Colby?

The post town for Colby is Norwich. Colby is in the NR11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Norwich.

What is the latitude and longitude of Colby?

The centre of Colby is located at position 52.83417° latitude and 1.29389° longitude.

Latitude52.83417°
Longitude1.29389°

What is the easting and northing of Colby?

The centre of Colby is located at the grid reference easting 621971 and northing 331379 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting621971
Northing331379

What are the nearest towns to Colby?

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

north-east
3m
Colby is 3 miles north-east of Aylsham
west
4m
Colby is 4 miles west of North Walsham
south
7m
Colby is 7 miles south of Cromer
south-east
8m
Colby is 8 miles south-east of Sheringham
north-east
9m
Colby is 9 miles north-east of Reepham
south-east
10m
Colby is 10 miles south-east of Holt
west
10m
Colby is 10 miles west of Stalham
north-east
18m
Colby is 18 miles north-east of Dereham
east
19m
Colby is 19 miles east of Fakenham
north
20m
Colby is 20 miles north of Wymondham

What are the nearest cities to Colby?

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

north
14m
Colby is 14 miles north of Norwich
north-east
53m
Colby is 53 miles north-east of Ely
north-east
66m
Colby is 66 miles north-east of Cambridge
east
67m
Colby is 67 miles east of Peterborough
east
81m
Colby is 81 miles east of Lincoln
north
83m
Colby is 83 miles north of Chelmsford
south-east
92m
Colby is 92 miles south-east of Kingston upon Hull
north-east
102m
Colby is 102 miles north-east of St Albans
east
103m
Colby is 103 miles east of Nottingham
east
103m
Colby is 103 miles east of Leicester

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