Herne Bay is located in the county of Kent, South East England, four miles east of the town of Whitstable, 21 miles south-east of the major town of Southend-on-Sea, and 55 miles east of London. Herne Bay falls within the district council of Canterbury, under the county council of Kent. It is in the CT6 postcode district. The post town for Herne Bay is Herne Bay.
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Herne Bay is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.
Herne Bay is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Kent, and towards the easternmost extremity of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Herne Bay is CT6 5LE.
Herne Bay is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CT6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CT6 postcode district.
The post town for Herne Bay is Herne Bay. Herne Bay is in the CT6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Herne Bay.
The centre of Herne Bay is located at position 51.37127° latitude and 1.1263° longitude.
The centre of Herne Bay is located at the grid reference easting 617695 and northing 168218 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Herne Bay relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Herne Bay to the centre of the town.
Position of Herne Bay relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Herne Bay to the centre of the city.