Where is Hemel Hempstead?

Hemel Hempstead is located in the county of Hertfordshire, Eastern England, four miles east of the town of Berkhamsted, and 22 miles north-west of London. Hemel Hempstead lies four miles east of the Buckinghamshire border. Hemel Hempstead falls within the district council of Dacorum, under the county council of Hertfordshire. It is in the HP1 postcode district. The post town for Hemel Hempstead is Hemel Hempstead.

Hemel Hempstead on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Hemel Hempstead
Location of Hemel Hempstead within the UK

Which county is Hemel Hempstead in?

Hemel Hempstead is in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, the historic county of Hertfordshire, and the administrative county of Hertfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyHertfordshire
Historic CountyHertfordshire
Administrative CountyHertfordshire

Where is Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire?

Hemel Hempstead is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Hertfordshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Hertfordshire.

Location of Hemel Hempstead within Hertfordshire

What is the postcode for Hemel Hempstead?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hemel Hempstead is HP1 1ER.

Where is Hemel Hempstead in HP1?

Hemel Hempstead is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the HP1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the HP1 postcode district.

Location of Hemel Hempstead within HP1

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What is the post town for Hemel Hempstead?

The post town for Hemel Hempstead is Hemel Hempstead. Hemel Hempstead is in the HP1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Hemel Hempstead.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hemel Hempstead?

The centre of Hemel Hempstead is located at position 51.75262° latitude and -0.47232° longitude.

Latitude51.75262°
Longitude-0.47232°

What is the easting and northing of Hemel Hempstead?

The centre of Hemel Hempstead is located at the grid reference easting 505550 and northing 207095 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting505550
Northing207095

What are the nearest towns to Hemel Hempstead?

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

4m
Hemel Hempstead is 4 miles east of Berkhamsted
7m
Hemel Hempstead is 7 miles south-west of Harpenden
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Hemel Hempstead is 7 miles north-east of Chesham
7m
Hemel Hempstead is 7 miles north of Chorleywood
7m
Hemel Hempstead is 7 miles north-west of Watford
8m
Hemel Hempstead is 8 miles north-east of Amersham
8m
Hemel Hempstead is 8 miles north of Rickmansworth
8m
Hemel Hempstead is 8 miles north-west of Radlett
9m
Hemel Hempstead is 9 miles east of Tring
9m
Hemel Hempstead is 9 miles north-west of Bushey

What are the nearest cities to Hemel Hempstead?

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

6m
Hemel Hempstead is 6 miles west of St Albans
23m
Hemel Hempstead is 23 miles north-west of London
23m
Hemel Hempstead is 23 miles north-west of City of Westminster
23m
Hemel Hempstead is 23 miles north-west of City of London
34m
Hemel Hempstead is 34 miles east of Oxford
40m
Hemel Hempstead is 40 miles south-west of Cambridge
41m
Hemel Hempstead is 41 miles west of Chelmsford
55m
Hemel Hempstead is 55 miles south-west of Ely
58m
Hemel Hempstead is 58 miles south of Peterborough
60m
Hemel Hempstead is 60 miles north-east of Winchester