Gillingham is located in the county of Kent, South East England, three miles south-east of the town of Chatham, and 32 miles east of London. Gillingham lies eight miles south of the Essex border. Gillingham falls within the unitary authority of Medway. It is in the ME8 postcode district. The post town for Gillingham is Gillingham.
Gillingham is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Medway.
Gillingham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Gillingham is ME8 6EE.
Gillingham is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the ME8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the ME8 postcode district.
The post town for Gillingham is Gillingham. Gillingham is in the ME8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gillingham.
The centre of Gillingham is located at position 51.36921° latitude and 0.57856° longitude.
The centre of Gillingham is located at the grid reference easting 579585 and northing 166505 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Gillingham relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Gillingham to the centre of the town.
Position of Gillingham relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Gillingham to the centre of the city.