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Where is Kempston?

Kempston is located in the county of Bedfordshire, Eastern England, two miles south-west of the major town of Bedford, and 44 miles north of London. Kempston lies four miles north-east of the Buckinghamshire border. Kempston falls within the unitary authority of Bedford. It is in the MK42 postcode district. The post town for Kempston is Bedford.

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

Kempston on a map

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

Which county is Kempston in?

Kempston is in the ceremonial county of Bedfordshire, the historic county of Bedfordshire, and the administrative county of Bedford.

Ceremonial CountyBedfordshire
Historic CountyBedfordshire
Administrative CountyBedford

Where is Kempston in Bedfordshire?

Kempston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Bedfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Bedfordshire.

Map showing location of Kempston within Bedfordshire
Location of Kempston within Bedfordshire

What is the postcode for Kempston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Kempston is MK42 7LW.

Where is Kempston in MK42?

Kempston is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the MK42 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the MK42 postcode district.

Map showing location of Kempston within MK42
Location of Kempston within MK42

What is the post town for Kempston?

The post town for Kempston is Bedford. Kempston is in the MK42 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bedford.

What is the latitude and longitude of Kempston?

The centre of Kempston is located at position 52.11595° latitude and -0.50058° longitude.

Latitude52.11595°
Longitude-0.50058°

What is the easting and northing of Kempston?

The centre of Kempston is located at the grid reference easting 502767 and northing 247464 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting502767
Northing247464

What are the nearest towns to Kempston?

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

south-west
2m
Kempston is 2 miles south-west of Bedford
north
6m
Kempston is 6 miles north of Ampthill
north
8m
Kempston is 8 miles north of Flitwick
north-west
9m
Kempston is 9 miles north-west of Shefford
east
9m
Kempston is 9 miles east of Olney
west
9m
Kempston is 9 miles west of Sandy
north-east
9m
Kempston is 9 miles north-east of Woburn Sands
east
10m
Kempston is 10 miles east of Newport Pagnell
north-east
10m
Kempston is 10 miles north-east of Woburn
west
10m
Kempston is 10 miles west of Biggleswade

What are the nearest cities to Kempston?

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

north
26m
Kempston is 26 miles north of St Albans
west
27m
Kempston is 27 miles west of Cambridge
south
33m
Kempston is 33 miles south of Peterborough
south-west
38m
Kempston is 38 miles south-west of Ely
north-east
41m
Kempston is 41 miles north-east of Oxford
south-east
45m
Kempston is 45 miles south-east of Leicester
north
45m
Kempston is 45 miles north of London
north-west
45m
Kempston is 45 miles north-west of City of London
north
45m
Kempston is 45 miles north of City of Westminster
south-east
47m
Kempston is 47 miles south-east of Coventry

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