Herniss is located in the county of Cornwall, South West England, three miles west of the town of Penryn, 48 miles west of the major city of Plymouth, 126 miles south-west of Cardiff, and 240 miles west of London. Herniss falls within the unitary authority of Cornwall. It is in the TR10 postcode district. The post town for Herniss is Penryn.
Herniss is in the ceremonial county of Cornwall, the historic county of Cornwall, and the administrative county of Cornwall.
Herniss is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Cornwall, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cornwall.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Herniss is TR10 9DU.
Herniss is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the TR10 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the TR10 postcode district.
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The post town for Herniss is Penryn. Herniss is in the TR10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Penryn.
The centre of Herniss is located at position 50.16564° latitude and -5.17367° longitude.
The centre of Herniss is located at the grid reference easting 173445 and northing 34333 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Herniss relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Herniss to the centre of the town.
Position of Herniss relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Herniss to the centre of the city.