Where is Henton?

Henton is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, three miles west of the town of Princes Risborough, nine miles north-west of the major town of High Wycombe, and 36 miles west of London. Henton lies just south-west of the Buckinghamshire border. Henton falls within the district council of South Oxfordshire, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX39 postcode district. The post town for Henton is Chinnor.

Henton on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Henton
Location of Henton within the UK

Which county is Henton in?

Henton is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Henton in Oxfordshire?

Henton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Oxfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Henton within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Henton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Henton is OX39 4AL.

Where is Henton in OX39?

Henton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the OX39 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the OX39 postcode district.

Location of Henton within OX39

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What is the post town for Henton?

The post town for Henton is Chinnor. Henton is in the OX39 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chinnor.

What is the latitude and longitude of Henton?

The centre of Henton is located at position 51.71721° latitude and -0.89776° longitude.

Latitude51.71721°
Longitude-0.89776°

What is the easting and northing of Henton?

The centre of Henton is located at the grid reference easting 476243 and northing 202629 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting476243
Northing202629

What are the nearest towns to Henton?

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

3m
Henton is 3 miles west of Princes Risborough
4m
Henton is 4 miles south-east of Thame
7m
Henton is 7 miles north-east of Watlington
7m
Henton is 7 miles south-west of Wendover
8m
Henton is 8 miles south-west of Aylesbury
9m
Henton is 9 miles north-west of High Wycombe
11m
Henton is 11 miles north-west of Marlow
11m
Henton is 11 miles south-west of Tring
12m
Henton is 12 miles west of Chesham
12m
Henton is 12 miles north of Henley-on-Thames

What are the nearest cities to Henton?

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

16m
Henton is 16 miles east of Oxford
24m
Henton is 24 miles west of St Albans
36m
Henton is 36 miles west of London
36m
Henton is 36 miles north-west of City of Westminster
37m
Henton is 37 miles west of City of London
49m
Henton is 49 miles north of Winchester
54m
Henton is 54 miles south-east of Coventry
55m
Henton is 55 miles south-west of Cambridge
59m
Henton is 59 miles east of Gloucester
59m
Henton is 59 miles west of Chelmsford