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Where is Gainsborough?

Gainsborough is located in the county of Lincolnshire, East Midlands, nine miles north-east of the town of Retford, 14 miles south of the major town of Scunthorpe, and 133 miles north of London. Gainsborough lies just north-east of the Nottinghamshire border. Gainsborough falls within the district council of West Lindsey, under the county council of Lincolnshire. It is in the DN21 postcode district. The post town for Gainsborough is Gainsborough.

COVID-19: Gainsborough coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Lincolnshire case numbers. This Gainsborough coronavirus map shows the position of Gainsborough within Lincolnshire, along with the number of cases in Lincolnshire and each of the surrounding areas.

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

Which county is Gainsborough in?

Gainsborough is in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, the historic county of Lincolnshire, and the administrative county of Lincolnshire.

Ceremonial CountyLincolnshire
Historic CountyLincolnshire
Administrative CountyLincolnshire

Where is Gainsborough in Lincolnshire?

Gainsborough is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lincolnshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lincolnshire.

Map showing location of Gainsborough within Lincolnshire
Location of Gainsborough within Lincolnshire

What is the postcode for Gainsborough?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Gainsborough is DN21 9EU.

Where is Gainsborough in DN21?

Gainsborough is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DN21 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DN21 postcode district.

Map showing location of Gainsborough within DN21
Location of Gainsborough within DN21

What is the post town for Gainsborough?

The post town for Gainsborough is Gainsborough. Gainsborough is in the DN21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gainsborough.

What is the latitude and longitude of Gainsborough?

The centre of Gainsborough is located at position 53.40054° latitude and -0.77401° longitude.

Latitude53.40054°
Longitude-0.77401°

What is the easting and northing of Gainsborough?

The centre of Gainsborough is located at the grid reference easting 481611 and northing 390002 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting481611
Northing390002

What are the nearest towns to Gainsborough?

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

north-east
9m
Gainsborough is 9 miles north-east of Retford
south
9m
Gainsborough is 9 miles south of Epworth
south-west
9m
Gainsborough is 9 miles south-west of Kirton in Lindsey
east
10m
Gainsborough is 10 miles east of Bawtry
east
14m
Gainsborough is 14 miles east of Tickhill
south
14m
Gainsborough is 14 miles south of Scunthorpe
south
14m
Gainsborough is 14 miles south of Crowle
north-east
16m
Gainsborough is 16 miles north-east of Worksop
south-west
16m
Gainsborough is 16 miles south-west of Brigg
north-west
16m
Gainsborough is 16 miles north-west of North Hykeham

What are the nearest cities to Gainsborough?

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

north-west
15m
Gainsborough is 15 miles north-west of Lincoln
east
29m
Gainsborough is 29 miles east of Sheffield
south-west
30m
Gainsborough is 30 miles south-west of Kingston upon Hull
north-east
34m
Gainsborough is 34 miles north-east of Nottingham
south-east
36m
Gainsborough is 36 miles south-east of Wakefield
south
41m
Gainsborough is 41 miles south of York
south-east
42m
Gainsborough is 42 miles south-east of Leeds
north-east
44m
Gainsborough is 44 miles north-east of Derby
south-east
49m
Gainsborough is 49 miles south-east of Bradford
north
55m
Gainsborough is 55 miles north of Leicester

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