Eaton is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, three miles east of the town of Bishop's Castle, 16 miles south-west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 71 miles north of Cardiff, and 137 miles north-west of London. Eaton lies four miles north-east of the Powys border. Eaton falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY9 postcode district. The post town for Eaton is Bishops Castle.
Eaton is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.
Eaton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Shropshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Shropshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Eaton is SY9 5HX.
Eaton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SY9 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SY9 postcode district.
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The post town for Eaton is Bishops Castle. Eaton is in the SY9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bishops Castle.
The centre of Eaton is located at position 52.50155° latitude and -2.92242° longitude.
The centre of Eaton is located at the grid reference easting 337481 and northing 289695 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Eaton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Eaton to the centre of the town.
Position of Eaton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Eaton to the centre of the city.