Where is Easington?

Easington is located in the county of Durham, North East England, two miles north of the town of Peterlee, eight miles south of the major city of Sunderland, 108 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 232 miles north of London. Easington lies three miles south-east of the Tyne & Wear border. Easington falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the SR8 postcode district. The post town for Easington is Peterlee.

Easington on a map

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

Which county is Easington in?

Easington is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.

Ceremonial CountyDurham
Historic CountyDurham
Administrative CountyCounty Durham

Where is Easington in Durham?

Easington is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and towards the easternmost extremity of Durham.

Location of Easington within Durham

What is the postcode for Easington?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Easington is SR8 3AS.

Where is Easington in SR8?

Easington is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SR8 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SR8 postcode district.

Location of Easington within SR8

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What is the post town for Easington?

The post town for Easington is Peterlee. Easington is in the SR8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Peterlee.

What is the latitude and longitude of Easington?

The centre of Easington is located at position 54.78539° latitude and -1.35228° longitude.

Latitude54.78539°
Longitude-1.35228°

What is the easting and northing of Easington?

The centre of Easington is located at the grid reference easting 441753 and northing 543580 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting441753
Northing543580

What are the nearest towns to Easington?

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

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Easington is 2 miles north of Peterlee
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Easington is 4 miles south of Seaham
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Easington is 5 miles south-east of Hetton-le-Hole
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Easington is 6 miles south-east of Houghton-le-Spring
9m
Easington is 9 miles north-west of Hartlepool
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Easington is 10 miles north-east of Sedgefield
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Easington is 10 miles south-east of Chester-le-Street
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Easington is 11 miles north-east of Ferryhill
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Easington is 11 miles south-east of Washington
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Easington is 11 miles south of Whitburn

What are the nearest cities to Easington?

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

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Easington is 8 miles south of Sunderland
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Easington is 9 miles east of Durham
17m
Easington is 17 miles south-east of Newcastle upon Tyne
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Easington is 45 miles north of Ripon
58m
Easington is 58 miles north of York
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Easington is 64 miles east of Carlisle
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Easington is 69 miles north of Leeds
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Easington is 71 miles north of Bradford
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Easington is 76 miles north of Wakefield
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Easington is 78 miles north-east of Lancaster