Where is Gillingham?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Gillingham in?

Gillingham is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Medway.

Ceremonial CountyKent
Historic CountyKent
Administrative CountyMedway

Where is Gillingham in Kent?

Gillingham is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Kent.

Location of Gillingham within Kent

What is the postcode for Gillingham?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Gillingham is ME8 6EE.

Where is Gillingham in ME8?

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.

Location of Gillingham within ME8

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What is the post town for Gillingham?

The post town for Gillingham is Gillingham. Gillingham is in the ME8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gillingham.

What is the latitude and longitude of Gillingham?

The centre of Gillingham is located at position 51.36921° latitude and 0.57856° longitude.

Latitude51.36921°
Longitude0.57856°

What is the easting and northing of Gillingham?

The centre of Gillingham is located at the grid reference easting 579585 and northing 166505 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting579585
Northing166505

What are the nearest towns to Gillingham?

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

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Gillingham is 3 miles south-east of Chatham
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Gillingham is 4 miles south-east of Rochester
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Gillingham is 6 miles north-east of Snodland
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Gillingham is 7 miles west of Sittingbourne
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Gillingham is 7 miles north of Maidstone
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Gillingham is 8 miles south-west of Queenborough
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Gillingham is 9 miles north-east of West Malling
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Gillingham is 9 miles south-west of Sheerness
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Gillingham is 10 miles south-east of Gravesend
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Gillingham is 11 miles south of Canvey Island

What are the nearest cities to Gillingham?

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

23m
Gillingham is 23 miles west of Canterbury
26m
Gillingham is 26 miles south of Chelmsford
31m
Gillingham is 31 miles east of City of London
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Gillingham is 32 miles east of City of Westminster
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Gillingham is 32 miles east of London
48m
Gillingham is 48 miles south-east of St Albans
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Gillingham is 49 miles north-east of Brighton and Hove
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Gillingham is 61 miles south of Cambridge
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Gillingham is 70 miles north-east of Chichester
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Gillingham is 73 miles south of Ely