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Where is Corby?

Corby is located in the county of Northamptonshire, East Midlands, six miles north-east of the town of Desborough, 19 miles north-east of the major town of Northampton, and 71 miles north of London. Corby lies two miles south-east of the Leicestershire border. Corby falls within the district council of Corby, under the county council of Northamptonshire. It is in the NN17 postcode district. The post town for Corby is Corby.

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

Corby on a map

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

Which county is Corby in?

Corby is in the ceremonial county of Northamptonshire, the historic county of Northamptonshire, and the administrative county of Northamptonshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorthamptonshire
Historic CountyNorthamptonshire
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire

Where is Corby in Northamptonshire?

Corby is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Northamptonshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Northamptonshire.

Map showing location of Corby within Northamptonshire
Location of Corby within Northamptonshire

What is the postcode for Corby?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Corby is NN17 1NJ.

Where is Corby in NN17?

Corby is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the NN17 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the NN17 postcode district.

Map showing location of Corby within NN17
Location of Corby within NN17

What is the post town for Corby?

The post town for Corby is Corby. Corby is in the NN17 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Corby.

What is the latitude and longitude of Corby?

The centre of Corby is located at position 52.48768° latitude and -0.7013° longitude.

Latitude52.48768°
Longitude-0.7013°

What is the easting and northing of Corby?

The centre of Corby is located at the grid reference easting 488282 and northing 288544 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting488282
Northing288544

What are the nearest towns to Corby?

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

north-east
6m
Corby is 6 miles north-east of Desborough
north
6m
Corby is 6 miles north of Kettering
south
7m
Corby is 7 miles south of Uppingham
north
9m
Corby is 9 miles north of Burton Latimer
north-west
9m
Corby is 9 miles north-west of Thrapston
east
9m
Corby is 9 miles east of Market Harborough
west
10m
Corby is 10 miles west of Oundle
north
12m
Corby is 12 miles north of Irthlingborough
north-west
12m
Corby is 12 miles north-west of Raunds
south
13m
Corby is 13 miles south of Oakham

What are the nearest cities to Corby?

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

west
20m
Corby is 20 miles west of Peterborough
south-east
21m
Corby is 21 miles south-east of Leicester
east
34m
Corby is 34 miles east of Coventry
south-east
37m
Corby is 37 miles south-east of Nottingham
north-west
40m
Corby is 40 miles north-west of Cambridge
west
41m
Corby is 41 miles west of Ely
south-east
44m
Corby is 44 miles south-east of Derby
east
49m
Corby is 49 miles east of Lichfield
east
51m
Corby is 51 miles east of Birmingham
south
52m
Corby is 52 miles south of Lincoln

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