Halstead is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, six miles north-west of the town of Coggeshall, 12 miles west of the major town of Colchester, and 44 miles north-east of London. Halstead lies six miles south-west of the Suffolk border. Halstead falls within the district council of Braintree, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CO9 postcode district. The post town for Halstead is Halstead.
COVID-19: Halstead coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Essex case numbers. This Halstead coronavirus map shows the position of Halstead within Essex, along with the number of cases in Essex and each of the surrounding areas.
Halstead is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.
Halstead is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Essex, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Essex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Halstead is CO9 1JD.
Halstead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CO9 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CO9 postcode district.
The post town for Halstead is Halstead. Halstead is in the CO9 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Halstead.
The centre of Halstead is located at position 51.94372° latitude and 0.6326° longitude.
The centre of Halstead is located at the grid reference easting 581043 and northing 230520 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Halstead relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Halstead to the centre of the town.
Position of Halstead relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Halstead to the centre of the city.