Where is Croydon?

Croydon is located in the county of Greater London, London, five miles north-west of the town of Warlingham, 18 miles north of the major town of Crawley, and ten miles south of London. Croydon lies four miles north-east of the Surrey border, and was historically in the county of Surrey. Croydon falls within the London borough council of Croydon, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the CR9 postcode district. The post town for Croydon is Croydon.

Croydon on a map

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

Which county is Croydon in?

Croydon is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Surrey, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountySurrey
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Croydon in Greater London?

Croydon is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.

Location of Croydon within Greater London

What is the postcode for Croydon?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Croydon is CR9 1PD.

Where is Croydon in CR9?

Location of Croydon within CR9

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What is the post town for Croydon?

The post town for Croydon is Croydon. Croydon is in the CR9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Croydon.

What is the latitude and longitude of Croydon?

The centre of Croydon is located at position 51.37364° latitude and -0.10024° longitude.

Latitude51.37364°
Longitude-0.10024°

What is the easting and northing of Croydon?

The centre of Croydon is located at the grid reference easting 532327 and northing 165555 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting532327
Northing165555

What are the nearest towns to Croydon?

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

5m
Croydon is 5 miles north-west of Warlingham
6m
Croydon is 6 miles north-east of Banstead
6m
Croydon is 6 miles north of Caterham
7m
Croydon is 7 miles east of Ewell
8m
Croydon is 8 miles north-east of Epsom
9m
Croydon is 9 miles north-west of Oxted
10m
Croydon is 10 miles north of Redhill
10m
Croydon is 10 miles north-east of Reigate
10m
Croydon is 10 miles north-west of Westerham
11m
Croydon is 11 miles north-east of Leatherhead

What are the nearest cities to Croydon?

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

9m
Croydon is 9 miles south of City of Westminster
9m
Croydon is 9 miles south of London
10m
Croydon is 10 miles south of City of London
28m
Croydon is 28 miles south-east of St Albans
35m
Croydon is 35 miles south-west of Chelmsford
38m
Croydon is 38 miles north of Brighton and Hove
47m
Croydon is 47 miles north-east of Chichester
51m
Croydon is 51 miles west of Canterbury
56m
Croydon is 56 miles south-east of Oxford
57m
Croydon is 57 miles north-east of Winchester

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