1. Islington

Where is Islington?

Islington is located in the county of Greater London, London, two miles north of the city of City of London, 15 miles south-east of the major town of Watford, and two miles north-east of London. Islington lies roughly one mile north of the City and County of the City of London border, and was historically in the county of Middlesex. Islington falls within the London borough council of Islington, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the N1 postcode district. The post town for Islington is London.

Islington on a map

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

Which county is Islington in?

Islington is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Middlesex, and the administrative county of Greater London.

Ceremonial CountyGreater London
Historic CountyMiddlesex
Administrative CountyGreater London

Where is Islington in Greater London?

Islington is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.

Location of Islington within Greater London

What is the postcode for Islington?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Islington is N1 2XQ.

Where is Islington in N1?

Islington is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the N1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the N1 postcode district.

Location of Islington within N1

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What is the post town for Islington?

The post town for Islington is London. Islington is in the N1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.

What is the latitude and longitude of Islington?

The centre of Islington is located at position 51.53755° latitude and -0.10288° longitude.

Latitude51.53755°
Longitude-0.10288°

What is the easting and northing of Islington?

The centre of Islington is located at the grid reference easting 531671 and northing 183777 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting531671
Northing183777

What are the nearest towns to Islington?

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

10m
Islington is 10 miles south-west of Chigwell
11m
Islington is 11 miles south of Waltham Cross
11m
Islington is 11 miles south-west of Loughton
11m
Islington is 11 miles south-east of Borehamwood
12m
Islington is 12 miles south-west of Waltham Abbey
12m
Islington is 12 miles south of Potters Bar
12m
Islington is 12 miles south of Cheshunt
13m
Islington is 13 miles south-east of Bushey
14m
Islington is 14 miles south-east of Radlett
14m
Islington is 14 miles south-west of Epping

What are the nearest cities to Islington?

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

2m
Islington is 2 miles north of City of London
2m
Islington is 2 miles north-east of London
3m
Islington is 3 miles north of City of Westminster
18m
Islington is 18 miles south-east of St Albans
28m
Islington is 28 miles south-west of Chelmsford
47m
Islington is 47 miles south of Cambridge
49m
Islington is 49 miles north of Brighton and Hove
52m
Islington is 52 miles east of Oxford
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Islington is 54 miles west of Canterbury
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Islington is 57 miles north-east of Chichester

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