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Where is Great Houghton?

Great Houghton is located in the county of Northamptonshire, East Midlands, three miles south-east of the major town of Northampton, and 57 miles north-west of London. Great Houghton lies four miles north of the Buckinghamshire border. Great Houghton falls within the district council of Northampton, under the county council of Northamptonshire. It is in the NN4 postcode district. The post town for Great Houghton is Northampton.

Great Houghton on a map

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

Which county is Great Houghton in?

Great Houghton is in the ceremonial county of Northamptonshire, the historic county of Northamptonshire, and the administrative county of Northamptonshire.

Ceremonial CountyNorthamptonshire
Historic CountyNorthamptonshire
Administrative CountyNorthamptonshire

Where is Great Houghton in Northamptonshire?

Great Houghton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Northamptonshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Northamptonshire.

Map showing location of Great Houghton within Northamptonshire
Location of Great Houghton within Northamptonshire

What is the postcode for Great Houghton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Great Houghton is NN4 7AJ.

Where is Great Houghton in NN4?

Great Houghton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the NN4 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the NN4 postcode district.

Map showing location of Great Houghton within NN4
Location of Great Houghton within NN4

What is the post town for Great Houghton?

The post town for Great Houghton is Northampton. Great Houghton is in the NN4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Northampton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Great Houghton?

The centre of Great Houghton is located at position 52.22147° latitude and -0.83991° longitude.

Latitude52.22147°
Longitude-0.83991°

What is the easting and northing of Great Houghton?

The centre of Great Houghton is located at the grid reference easting 479345 and northing 258774 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting479345
Northing258774

What are the nearest towns to Great Houghton?

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

south-east
3m
Great Houghton is 3 miles south-east of Northampton
north-west
7m
Great Houghton is 7 miles north-west of Olney
south-west
8m
Great Houghton is 8 miles south-west of Wellingborough
north-east
9m
Great Houghton is 9 miles north-east of Towcester
north-west
11m
Great Houghton is 11 miles north-west of Newport Pagnell
south-west
11m
Great Houghton is 11 miles south-west of Rushden
south-west
12m
Great Houghton is 12 miles south-west of Burton Latimer
south-west
12m
Great Houghton is 12 miles south-west of Higham Ferrers
south-west
12m
Great Houghton is 12 miles south-west of Irthlingborough
north
13m
Great Houghton is 13 miles north of Milton Keynes

What are the nearest cities to Great Houghton?

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

south-east
31m
Great Houghton is 31 miles south-east of Coventry
south-east
31m
Great Houghton is 31 miles south-east of Leicester
south-west
35m
Great Houghton is 35 miles south-west of Peterborough
north-east
37m
Great Houghton is 37 miles north-east of Oxford
north-west
39m
Great Houghton is 39 miles north-west of St Albans
west
41m
Great Houghton is 41 miles west of Cambridge
west
48m
Great Houghton is 48 miles west of Ely
east
48m
Great Houghton is 48 miles east of Birmingham
south
52m
Great Houghton is 52 miles south of Nottingham
south-east
53m
Great Houghton is 53 miles south-east of Lichfield