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.
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Dartford is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.
Dartford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the westernmost extremity of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Dartford is DA2 6QD.
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.
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The post town for Dartford is Dartford. Dartford is in the DA2 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Dartford.
The centre of Dartford is located at position 51.4561° latitude and 0.24674° longitude.
The centre of Dartford is located at the grid reference easting 556195 and northing 175407 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Dartford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Dartford to the centre of the town.
Position of Dartford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Dartford to the centre of the city.