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Where is Hertford?

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 on a map

Map showing extent of Hertford as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Hertford
Map showing location of Hertford within the UK
Location of Hertford within the UK

Which county is Hertford in?

Hertford 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 Hertford in Hertfordshire?

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

Map showing location of Hertford within Hertfordshire
Location of Hertford within Hertfordshire

What is the postcode for Hertford?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hertford is SG14 1BG.

Where is Hertford in SG14?

Hertford is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SG14 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SG14 postcode district.

Map showing location of Hertford within SG14
Location of Hertford within SG14

What is the post town for Hertford?

The post town for Hertford is Hertford. Hertford is in the SG14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Hertford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hertford?

The centre of Hertford is located at position 51.79698° latitude and -0.07677° longitude.

Latitude51.79698°
Longitude-0.07677°

What is the easting and northing of Hertford?

The centre of Hertford is located at the grid reference easting 532722 and northing 212674 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting532722
Northing212674

What are the nearest towns to Hertford?

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

south-west
2m
Hertford is 2 miles south-west of Ware
north-west
4m
Hertford is 4 miles north-west of Hoddesdon
east
6m
Hertford is 6 miles east of Welwyn Garden City
east
7m
Hertford is 7 miles east of Hatfield
north
7m
Hertford is 7 miles north of Cheshunt
west
8m
Hertford is 8 miles west of Harlow
north
8m
Hertford is 8 miles north of Waltham Cross
north-west
9m
Hertford is 9 miles north-west of Waltham Abbey
north-east
9m
Hertford is 9 miles north-east of Potters Bar
south-east
9m
Hertford is 9 miles south-east of Stevenage

What are the nearest cities to Hertford?

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

east
12m
Hertford is 12 miles east of St Albans
north
20m
Hertford is 20 miles north of City of London
north
20m
Hertford is 20 miles north of London
north
21m
Hertford is 21 miles north of City of Westminster
west
24m
Hertford is 24 miles west of Chelmsford
south
29m
Hertford is 29 miles south of Cambridge
south
44m
Hertford is 44 miles south of Ely
east
51m
Hertford is 51 miles east of Oxford
south
54m
Hertford is 54 miles south of Peterborough
north-west
61m
Hertford is 61 miles north-west of Canterbury

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