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Where is Finchley?

Finchley is located in the county of Greater London, London, five miles south-east of the town of Borehamwood, nine miles east of the major town of Watford, and six miles north-west of London. Finchley lies four miles south of the Hertfordshire border, and was historically in the county of Middlesex. Finchley falls within the London borough council of Barnet, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the N3 postcode district. The post town for Finchley is London.

Finchley on a map

Map showing extent of Finchley as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Finchley
Map showing location of Finchley within the UK
Location of Finchley within the UK

Which county is Finchley in?

Finchley is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Middlesex, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyMiddlesex
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Finchley in Greater London?

Finchley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.

Map showing location of Finchley within Greater London
Location of Finchley within Greater London

What is the postcode for Finchley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Finchley is N3 2LN.

Where is Finchley in N3?

Finchley is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the N3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the N3 postcode district.

Map showing location of Finchley within N3
Location of Finchley within N3

What is the post town for Finchley?

The post town for Finchley is London. Finchley is in the N3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Finchley?

The centre of Finchley is located at position 51.60038° latitude and -0.19486° longitude.

Latitude51.60038°
Longitude-0.19486°

What is the easting and northing of Finchley?

The centre of Finchley is located at the grid reference easting 525120 and northing 190603 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting525120
Northing190603

What are the nearest towns to Finchley?

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

south-east
5m
Finchley is 5 miles south-east of Borehamwood
south
7m
Finchley is 7 miles south of Potters Bar
south-east
8m
Finchley is 8 miles south-east of Radlett
east
8m
Finchley is 8 miles east of Bushey
south-west
9m
Finchley is 9 miles south-west of Waltham Cross
east
9m
Finchley is 9 miles east of Watford
south-west
10m
Finchley is 10 miles south-west of Cheshunt
south-west
11m
Finchley is 11 miles south-west of Waltham Abbey
south
11m
Finchley is 11 miles south of Hatfield
west
12m
Finchley is 12 miles west of Chigwell

What are the nearest cities to Finchley?

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

north-west
7m
Finchley is 7 miles north-west of London
north-west
7m
Finchley is 7 miles north-west of City of London
north-west
7m
Finchley is 7 miles north-west of City of Westminster
south-east
12m
Finchley is 12 miles south-east of St Albans
west
30m
Finchley is 30 miles west of Chelmsford
south
44m
Finchley is 44 miles south of Cambridge
east
47m
Finchley is 47 miles east of Oxford
north
54m
Finchley is 54 miles north of Brighton and Hove
north-east
59m
Finchley is 59 miles north-east of Chichester
south
59m
Finchley is 59 miles south of Ely

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