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Where is Harlow?

Harlow is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, four miles south-west of the town of Sawbridgeworth, and 20 miles north-east of London. Harlow lies roughly one mile east of the Hertfordshire border. Harlow falls within the district council of Harlow, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CM20 postcode district. The post town for Harlow is Harlow.

COVID-19: Harlow coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Essex case numbers. This Harlow coronavirus map shows the position of Harlow within Essex, along with the number of cases in Essex and each of the surrounding areas.

Harlow on a map

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

Which county is Harlow in?

Harlow is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.

Ceremonial CountyEssex
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyEssex

Where is Harlow in Essex?

Harlow is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Essex, and towards the westernmost extremity of Essex.

Map showing location of Harlow within Essex
Location of Harlow within Essex

What is the postcode for Harlow?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Harlow is CM20 1NA.

Where is Harlow in CM20?

Harlow is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CM20 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CM20 postcode district.

Map showing location of Harlow within CM20
Location of Harlow within CM20

What is the post town for Harlow?

The post town for Harlow is Harlow. Harlow is in the CM20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Harlow.

What is the latitude and longitude of Harlow?

The centre of Harlow is located at position 51.76879° latitude and 0.09571° longitude.

Latitude51.76879°
Longitude0.09571°

What is the easting and northing of Harlow?

The centre of Harlow is located at the grid reference easting 544705 and northing 209868 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting544705
Northing209868

What are the nearest towns to Harlow?

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

south-west
4m
Harlow is 4 miles south-west of Sawbridgeworth
east
5m
Harlow is 5 miles east of Hoddesdon
north
5m
Harlow is 5 miles north of Epping
south-east
6m
Harlow is 6 miles south-east of Ware
north-east
7m
Harlow is 7 miles north-east of Waltham Abbey
north-east
8m
Harlow is 8 miles north-east of Cheshunt
south
8m
Harlow is 8 miles south of Bishop's Stortford
east
8m
Harlow is 8 miles east of Hertford
north-west
8m
Harlow is 8 miles north-west of Chipping Ongar
north
8m
Harlow is 8 miles north of Loughton

What are the nearest cities to Harlow?

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

west
16m
Harlow is 16 miles west of Chelmsford
east
19m
Harlow is 19 miles east of St Albans
north-east
19m
Harlow is 19 miles north-east of City of London
north-east
20m
Harlow is 20 miles north-east of London
north-east
21m
Harlow is 21 miles north-east of City of Westminster
south
30m
Harlow is 30 miles south of Cambridge
south
44m
Harlow is 44 miles south of Ely
north-west
54m
Harlow is 54 miles north-west of Canterbury
south
57m
Harlow is 57 miles south of Peterborough
east
58m
Harlow is 58 miles east of Oxford

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