East Ham is located in the county of Greater London, London, six miles south of the town of Chigwell, 16 miles south of the major town of Harlow, and eight miles east of London. East Ham lies five miles south-west of the Essex border, and was historically in the county of Essex. East Ham falls within the London borough council of Newham, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the E6 postcode district. The post town for East Ham is London.
East Ham is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Greater London.
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East Ham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater London, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater London.
The nearest postcode to the centre of East Ham is E6 6EU.
East Ham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the E6 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the E6 postcode district.
The post town for East Ham is London. East Ham is in the E6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.
The centre of East Ham is located at position 51.53306° latitude and 0.05437° longitude.
The centre of East Ham is located at the grid reference easting 542590 and northing 183573 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of East Ham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of East Ham to the centre of the town.
Position of East Ham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of East Ham to the centre of the city.