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Where is Hinckley?

Hinckley is located in the county of Leicestershire, East Midlands, three miles south-west of the town of Earl Shilton, four miles east of the major town of Nuneaton, and 88 miles north-west of London. Hinckley lies roughly one mile north-east of the Warwickshire border. Hinckley falls within the district council of Hinckley and Bosworth, under the county council of Leicestershire. It is in the LE10 postcode district. The post town for Hinckley is Hinckley.

COVID-19: Hinckley coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Leicestershire case numbers. This Hinckley coronavirus map shows the position of Hinckley within Leicestershire, along with the number of cases in Leicestershire and each of the surrounding areas.

Hinckley on a map

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

Which county is Hinckley in?

Hinckley is in the ceremonial county of Leicestershire, the historic county of Leicestershire, and the administrative county of Leicestershire.

Ceremonial CountyLeicestershire
Historic CountyLeicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire

Where is Hinckley in Leicestershire?

Hinckley is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Leicestershire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Leicestershire.

Map showing location of Hinckley within Leicestershire
Location of Hinckley within Leicestershire

What is the postcode for Hinckley?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hinckley is LE10 0AZ.

Where is Hinckley in LE10?

Hinckley is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LE10 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LE10 postcode district.

Map showing location of Hinckley within LE10
Location of Hinckley within LE10

What is the post town for Hinckley?

The post town for Hinckley is Hinckley. Hinckley is in the LE10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Hinckley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hinckley?

The centre of Hinckley is located at position 52.54105° latitude and -1.37384° longitude.

Latitude52.54105°
Longitude-1.37384°

What is the easting and northing of Hinckley?

The centre of Hinckley is located at the grid reference easting 442564 and northing 293872 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting442564
Northing293872

What are the nearest towns to Hinckley?

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

south-west
3m
Hinckley is 3 miles south-west of Earl Shilton
east
4m
Hinckley is 4 miles east of Nuneaton
south
6m
Hinckley is 6 miles south of Market Bosworth
north-east
6m
Hinckley is 6 miles north-east of Bedworth
east
8m
Hinckley is 8 miles east of Atherstone
north-west
9m
Hinckley is 9 miles north-west of Lutterworth
south
10m
Hinckley is 10 miles south of Ibstock
south
12m
Hinckley is 12 miles south of Coalville
north
13m
Hinckley is 13 miles north of Rugby
east
14m
Hinckley is 14 miles east of Coleshill

What are the nearest cities to Hinckley?

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

north-east
11m
Hinckley is 11 miles north-east of Coventry
south-west
12m
Hinckley is 12 miles south-west of Leicester
south-east
21m
Hinckley is 21 miles south-east of Lichfield
east
23m
Hinckley is 23 miles east of Birmingham
south
27m
Hinckley is 27 miles south of Derby
south
30m
Hinckley is 30 miles south of Nottingham
east
32m
Hinckley is 32 miles east of Wolverhampton
north-east
43m
Hinckley is 43 miles north-east of Worcester
south-east
47m
Hinckley is 47 miles south-east of Stoke-on-Trent
west
48m
Hinckley is 48 miles west of Peterborough

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