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Where is Hobson?

Hobson is located in the county of Durham, North East England, two miles north of the town of Annfield Plain, seven miles south-west of the major town of Gateshead, 93 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 243 miles north of London. Hobson lies roughly one mile south-west of the Tyne & Wear border. Hobson falls within the unitary authority of County Durham. It is in the NE16 postcode district. The post town for Hobson is Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

Which county is Hobson in?

Hobson is in the ceremonial county of Durham, the historic county of Durham, and the administrative county of County Durham.

Ceremonial CountyDurham
Historic CountyDurham
Administrative CountyCounty Durham

Where is Hobson in Durham?

Hobson is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Durham, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Durham.

Location of Hobson within Durham
Location of Hobson within Durham

What is the postcode for Hobson?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hobson is NE16 6EL.

Where is Hobson in NE16?

Hobson is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the NE16 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the NE16 postcode district.

Location of Hobson within NE16
Location of Hobson within NE16

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What is the post town for Hobson?

The post town for Hobson is Newcastle upon Tyne. Hobson is in the NE16 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newcastle upon Tyne.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hobson?

The centre of Hobson is located at position 54.89446° latitude and -1.73378° longitude.

Latitude54.89446°
Longitude-1.73378°

What is the easting and northing of Hobson?

The centre of Hobson is located at the grid reference easting 417173 and northing 555557 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting417173
Northing555557

What are the nearest towns to Hobson?

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

north
2m
Hobson is 2 miles north of Annfield Plain
north-west
2m
Hobson is 2 miles north-west of Stanley
south-west
4m
Hobson is 4 miles south-west of Whickham
north-east
5m
Hobson is 5 miles north-east of Consett
south
5m
Hobson is 5 miles south of Blaydon
south
6m
Hobson is 6 miles south of Ryton
south-east
7m
Hobson is 7 miles south-east of Prudhoe
west
7m
Hobson is 7 miles west of Chester-le-Street
south-west
7m
Hobson is 7 miles south-west of Gateshead
west
8m
Hobson is 8 miles west of Washington

What are the nearest cities to Hobson?

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

south-west
8m
Hobson is 8 miles south-west of Newcastle upon Tyne
north-west
10m
Hobson is 10 miles north-west of Durham
west
14m
Hobson is 14 miles west of Sunderland
east
48m
Hobson is 48 miles east of Carlisle
north
53m
Hobson is 53 miles north of Ripon
north-west
70m
Hobson is 70 miles north-west of York
north-east
73m
Hobson is 73 miles north-east of Lancaster
north
76m
Hobson is 76 miles north of Leeds
north
76m
Hobson is 76 miles north of Bradford
north
84m
Hobson is 84 miles north of Wakefield

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