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Where is Dartford?

Dartford is located in the county of Kent, South East England, two miles west of the town of Swanscombe, 12 miles south-west of the major town of Basildon, and 17 miles east of London. Dartford lies just south-west of the Essex border. Dartford falls within the district council of Dartford, under the county council of Kent. It is in the DA2 postcode district. The post town for Dartford is Dartford.

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

Dartford on a map

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

Which county is Dartford in?

Dartford is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.

Ceremonial CountyKent
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyKent

Where is Dartford in Kent?

Dartford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Kent.

Location of Dartford within Kent
Location of Dartford within Kent

What is the postcode for Dartford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Dartford is DA2 6QD.

Where is Dartford in DA2?

Dartford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the DA2 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DA2 postcode district.

Location of Dartford within DA2
Location of Dartford within DA2

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What is the post town for Dartford?

The post town for Dartford is Dartford. Dartford is in the DA2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dartford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Dartford?

The centre of Dartford is located at position 51.4561° latitude and 0.24674° longitude.

Latitude51.4561°
Longitude0.24674°

What is the easting and northing of Dartford?

The centre of Dartford is located at the grid reference easting 556195 and northing 175407 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting556195
Northing175407

What are the nearest towns to Dartford?

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

west
2m
Dartford is 2 miles west of Swanscombe
south-west
4m
Dartford is 4 miles south-west of Grays
west
4m
Dartford is 4 miles west of Northfleet
west
5m
Dartford is 5 miles west of Tilbury
north-east
5m
Dartford is 5 miles north-east of Swanley
west
5m
Dartford is 5 miles west of Gravesend
south-west
10m
Dartford is 10 miles south-west of Stanford-le-Hope
west
12m
Dartford is 12 miles west of Rochester
south
12m
Dartford is 12 miles south of Brentwood
south-west
12m
Dartford is 12 miles south-west of Basildon

What are the nearest cities to Dartford?

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

east
15m
Dartford is 15 miles east of City of London
east
16m
Dartford is 16 miles east of City of Westminster
east
17m
Dartford is 17 miles east of London
south-west
22m
Dartford is 22 miles south-west of Chelmsford
south-east
32m
Dartford is 32 miles south-east of St Albans
west
38m
Dartford is 38 miles west of Canterbury
north
47m
Dartford is 47 miles north of Brighton and Hove
south
52m
Dartford is 52 miles south of Cambridge
north-east
62m
Dartford is 62 miles north-east of Chichester
south
65m
Dartford is 65 miles south of Ely

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