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.
Gainsborough is in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, the historic county of Lincolnshire, and the administrative county of Lincolnshire.
Gainsborough is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Lincolnshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lincolnshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Gainsborough is DN21 9EU.
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.
The post town for Gainsborough is Gainsborough. Gainsborough is in the DN21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gainsborough.
The centre of Gainsborough is located at position 53.40054° latitude and -0.77401° longitude.
The centre of Gainsborough is located at the grid reference easting 481611 and northing 390002 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Gainsborough relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Gainsborough to the centre of the town.
Position of Gainsborough relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Gainsborough to the centre of the city.