Where is Hornchurch?

Hornchurch is located in the county of Greater London, London, six miles south-west of the town of Brentwood, ten miles west of the major town of Basildon, and 15 miles east of London. Hornchurch lies three miles south-west of the Essex border, and was historically in the county of Essex. Hornchurch falls within the London borough council of Havering, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the RM11 postcode district. The post town for Hornchurch is Hornchurch.

Hornchurch on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Hornchurch
Location of Hornchurch within the UK

Which county is Hornchurch in?

Hornchurch is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Hornchurch in Greater London?

Hornchurch is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater London, and towards the easternmost extremity of Greater London.

Location of Hornchurch within Greater London

What is the postcode for Hornchurch?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Hornchurch is RM11 3YB.

Where is Hornchurch in RM11?

Hornchurch is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the RM11 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the RM11 postcode district.

Location of Hornchurch within RM11

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What is the post town for Hornchurch?

The post town for Hornchurch is Hornchurch. Hornchurch is in the RM11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Hornchurch.

What is the latitude and longitude of Hornchurch?

The centre of Hornchurch is located at position 51.56189° latitude and 0.22063° longitude.

Latitude51.56189°
Longitude0.22063°

What is the easting and northing of Hornchurch?

The centre of Hornchurch is located at the grid reference easting 554024 and northing 187115 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting554024
Northing187115

What are the nearest towns to Hornchurch?

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

6m
Hornchurch is 6 miles south-west of Brentwood
7m
Hornchurch is 7 miles north-west of Grays
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Hornchurch is 7 miles north of Dartford
7m
Hornchurch is 7 miles south-east of Chigwell
8m
Hornchurch is 8 miles north of Swanscombe
9m
Hornchurch is 9 miles north-west of Tilbury
9m
Hornchurch is 9 miles south-east of Loughton
9m
Hornchurch is 9 miles south-west of Billericay
10m
Hornchurch is 10 miles south of Chipping Ongar
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Hornchurch is 10 miles west of Basildon

What are the nearest cities to Hornchurch?

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

14m
Hornchurch is 14 miles east of City of London
15m
Hornchurch is 15 miles east of London
16m
Hornchurch is 16 miles east of City of Westminster
16m
Hornchurch is 16 miles south-west of Chelmsford
27m
Hornchurch is 27 miles south-east of St Albans
42m
Hornchurch is 42 miles north-west of Canterbury
45m
Hornchurch is 45 miles south of Cambridge
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Hornchurch is 53 miles north of Brighton and Hove
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Hornchurch is 58 miles south of Ely
65m
Hornchurch is 65 miles east of Oxford

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