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  1. Houghton-le-Spring

Where is Houghton-le-Spring?

Houghton-le-Spring is located in the county of Tyne & Wear, North East England, two miles north-west of the town of Hetton-le-Hole, five miles south-west of the major city of Sunderland, 102 miles south-east of Edinburgh, and 237 miles north of London. Houghton-le-Spring lies roughly one mile north-east of the Durham border, and was historically in the county of Durham. Houghton-le-Spring falls within the metropolitan district council of Sunderland. It is in the DH4 postcode district. The post town for Houghton-le-Spring is Houghton le Spring.

Houghton-le-Spring on a map

Map showing extent of Houghton-le-Spring as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Houghton-le-Spring
Map showing location of Houghton-le-Spring within the UK
Location of Houghton-le-Spring within the UK

Which county is Houghton-le-Spring in?

Houghton-le-Spring is in the ceremonial county of Tyne & Wear, and the historic county of Durham.

Ceremonial CountyTyne & Wear
Historic CountyDurham

Where is Houghton-le-Spring in Tyne & Wear?

Houghton-le-Spring is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Tyne & Wear, and towards the easternmost extremity of Tyne & Wear.

Map showing location of Houghton-le-Spring within Tyne & Wear
Location of Houghton-le-Spring within Tyne & Wear

What is the postcode for Houghton-le-Spring?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Houghton-le-Spring is DH4 4AE.

Where is Houghton-le-Spring in DH4?

Houghton-le-Spring is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DH4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the DH4 postcode district.

Map showing location of Houghton-le-Spring within DH4
Location of Houghton-le-Spring within DH4

What is the post town for Houghton-le-Spring?

The post town for Houghton-le-Spring is Houghton le Spring. Houghton-le-Spring is in the DH4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Houghton le Spring.

What is the latitude and longitude of Houghton-le-Spring?

The centre of Houghton-le-Spring is located at position 54.84405° latitude and -1.4716° longitude.

Latitude54.84405°
Longitude-1.4716°

What is the easting and northing of Houghton-le-Spring?

The centre of Houghton-le-Spring is located at the grid reference easting 434031 and northing 550043 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting434031
Northing550043

What are the nearest towns to Houghton-le-Spring?

Position of Houghton-le-Spring relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Houghton-le-Spring to the centre of the town.

north-west
2m
Houghton-le-Spring is 2 miles north-west of Hetton-le-Hole
east
4m
Houghton-le-Spring is 4 miles east of Chester-le-Street
south-east
5m
Houghton-le-Spring is 5 miles south-east of Washington
west
6m
Houghton-le-Spring is 6 miles west of Seaham
north-west
8m
Houghton-le-Spring is 8 miles north-west of Peterlee
south-west
9m
Houghton-le-Spring is 9 miles south-west of Whitburn
south
9m
Houghton-le-Spring is 9 miles south of Hebburn
east
9m
Houghton-le-Spring is 9 miles east of Stanley
south
10m
Houghton-le-Spring is 10 miles south of Jarrow
south-east
10m
Houghton-le-Spring is 10 miles south-east of Gateshead

What are the nearest cities to Houghton-le-Spring?

Position of Houghton-le-Spring relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Houghton-le-Spring to the centre of the city.

south-west
5m
Houghton-le-Spring is 5 miles south-west of Sunderland
north-east
6m
Houghton-le-Spring is 6 miles north-east of Durham
south-east
11m
Houghton-le-Spring is 11 miles south-east of Newcastle upon Tyne
north
49m
Houghton-le-Spring is 49 miles north of Ripon
east
58m
Houghton-le-Spring is 58 miles east of Carlisle
north
63m
Houghton-le-Spring is 63 miles north of York
north
72m
Houghton-le-Spring is 72 miles north of Leeds
north
74m
Houghton-le-Spring is 74 miles north of Bradford
north-east
77m
Houghton-le-Spring is 77 miles north-east of Lancaster
north
80m
Houghton-le-Spring is 80 miles north of Wakefield

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