Where is Eaton?

Eaton is located in the county of Leicestershire, East Midlands, seven miles north-east of the town of Melton Mowbray, 16 miles south-east of the major city of Nottingham, and 97 miles north of London. Eaton lies three miles south-west of the Lincolnshire border. Eaton falls within the district council of Melton, under the county council of Leicestershire. It is in the NG32 postcode district. The post town for Eaton is Grantham.

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

Which county is Eaton in?

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

Ceremonial CountyLeicestershire
Historic CountyLeicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire

Where is Eaton in Leicestershire?

Eaton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Leicestershire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Leicestershire.

Location of Eaton within Leicestershire

What is the postcode for Eaton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Eaton is NG32 1SD.

Where is Eaton in NG32?

Eaton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the NG32 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the NG32 postcode district.

Location of Eaton within NG32

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What is the post town for Eaton?

The post town for Eaton is Grantham. Eaton is in the NG32 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Grantham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Eaton?

The centre of Eaton is located at position 52.85366° latitude and -0.81466° longitude.

Latitude52.85366°
Longitude-0.81466°

What is the easting and northing of Eaton?

The centre of Eaton is located at the grid reference easting 479915 and northing 329121 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting479915
Northing329121

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.

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Eaton is 7 miles north-east of Melton Mowbray
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Eaton is 8 miles south-west of Grantham
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Eaton is 9 miles south-east of Bingham
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Eaton is 10 miles east of Cotgrave
13m
Eaton is 13 miles north of Oakham
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Eaton is 15 miles east of West Bridgford
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Eaton is 15 miles north-east of Syston
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Eaton is 15 miles south of Newark-on-Trent
17m
Eaton is 17 miles south-east of Arnold
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Eaton is 17 miles south of Southwell

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.

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Eaton is 16 miles south-east of Nottingham
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Eaton is 20 miles north-east of Leicester
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Eaton is 28 miles east of Derby
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Eaton is 29 miles south-west of Lincoln
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Eaton is 31 miles north-west of Peterborough
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Eaton is 42 miles north-east of Coventry
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Eaton is 44 miles east of Lichfield
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Eaton is 46 miles south-east of Sheffield
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Eaton is 53 miles north-east of Birmingham
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Eaton is 55 miles north-west of Ely

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