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 is in the ceremonial county of Northamptonshire, the historic county of Northamptonshire, and the administrative county of 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.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Great Houghton is NN4 7AJ.
Great Houghton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the NN4 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the NN4 postcode district.
The post town for Great Houghton is Northampton. Great Houghton is in the NN4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Northampton.
The centre of Great Houghton is located at position 52.22147° latitude and -0.83991° longitude.
The centre of Great Houghton is located at the grid reference easting 479345 and northing 258774 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Great Houghton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Great Houghton to the centre of the town.
Position of Great Houghton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Great Houghton to the centre of the city.