Hertford is located in the county of Hertfordshire, Eastern England, two miles south-west of the town of Ware, eight miles west of the major town of Harlow, and 20 miles north of London. Hertford lies four miles west of the Essex border. Hertford falls within the district council of East Hertfordshire, under the county council of Hertfordshire. It is in the SG14 postcode district. The post town for Hertford is Hertford.
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Hertford is in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, the historic county of Hertfordshire, and the administrative county of Hertfordshire.
Hertford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Hertfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Hertfordshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Hertford is SG14 1BG.
Hertford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SG14 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SG14 postcode district.
The post town for Hertford is Hertford. Hertford is in the SG14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Hertford.
The centre of Hertford is located at position 51.79698° latitude and -0.07677° longitude.
The centre of Hertford is located at the grid reference easting 532722 and northing 212674 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Hertford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Hertford to the centre of the town.
Position of Hertford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Hertford to the centre of the city.