Where is Eaton?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Eaton in?

Eaton is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.

Ceremonial CountyShropshire
Historic CountyShropshire
Administrative CountyShropshire

Where is Eaton in Shropshire?

Eaton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Shropshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Shropshire.

Location of Eaton within Shropshire

What is the postcode for Eaton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Eaton is SY9 5HX.

Where is Eaton in SY9?

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.

Location of Eaton within SY9

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What is the post town for Eaton?

The post town for Eaton is Bishops Castle. Eaton is in the SY9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bishops Castle.

What is the latitude and longitude of Eaton?

The centre of Eaton is located at position 52.50155° latitude and -2.92242° longitude.

Latitude52.50155°
Longitude-2.92242°

What is the easting and northing of Eaton?

The centre of Eaton is located at the grid reference easting 337481 and northing 289695 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting337481
Northing289695

What are the nearest towns to Eaton?

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

3m
Eaton is 3 miles east of Bishop's Castle
5m
Eaton is 5 miles south-west of Church Stretton
6m
Eaton is 6 miles north-west of Craven Arms
10m
Eaton is 10 miles south-east of Montgomery
12m
Eaton is 12 miles north-east of Knighton
13m
Eaton is 13 miles north-west of Ludlow
15m
Eaton is 15 miles south-east of Welshpool
16m
Eaton is 16 miles south-west of Shrewsbury
16m
Eaton is 16 miles north of Presteigne
17m
Eaton is 17 miles east of Newtown

What are the nearest cities to Eaton?

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

32m
Eaton is 32 miles north of Hereford
34m
Eaton is 34 miles west of Wolverhampton
37m
Eaton is 37 miles north-west of Worcester
43m
Eaton is 43 miles west of Birmingham
48m
Eaton is 48 miles south of Chester
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Eaton is 48 miles south-west of Stoke-on-Trent
48m
Eaton is 48 miles west of Lichfield
53m
Eaton is 53 miles north-west of Gloucester
57m
Eaton is 57 miles south of St Asaph
60m
Eaton is 60 miles west of Coventry

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