Where is Launton?

Launton is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, one mile east of the town of Bicester, 12 miles north-east of the major city of Oxford, and 50 miles north-west of London. Launton lies roughly one mile west of the Buckinghamshire border. Launton falls within the district council of Cherwell, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX26 postcode district. The post town for Launton is Bicester.

Launton on a map

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

Which county is Launton in?

Launton is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Launton in Oxfordshire?

Launton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Oxfordshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Oxfordshire.

Location of Launton within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Launton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Launton is OX26 5DP.

Where is Launton in OX26?

Launton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the OX26 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the OX26 postcode district.

Location of Launton within OX26

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What is the post town for Launton?

The post town for Launton is Bicester. Launton is in the OX26 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bicester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Launton?

The centre of Launton is located at position 51.89972° latitude and -1.11993° longitude.

Latitude51.89972°
Longitude-1.11993°

What is the easting and northing of Launton?

The centre of Launton is located at the grid reference easting 460650 and northing 222718 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting460650
Northing222718

What are the nearest towns to Launton?

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

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Launton is 1 mile east of Bicester
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Launton is 9 miles north-east of Kidlington
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Launton is 9 miles south-west of Buckingham
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Launton is 9 miles south of Brackley
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Launton is 11 miles west of Winslow
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Launton is 11 miles east of Woodstock
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Launton is 12 miles north-west of Thame
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Launton is 14 miles north-west of Aylesbury
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Launton is 14 miles south-east of Banbury
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Launton is 16 miles east of Charlbury

What are the nearest cities to Launton?

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

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Launton is 12 miles north-east of Oxford
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Launton is 35 miles west of St Albans
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Launton is 39 miles south-east of Coventry
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Launton is 48 miles east of Gloucester
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Launton is 51 miles north-west of London
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Launton is 51 miles south of Leicester
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Launton is 51 miles north-west of City of Westminster
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Launton is 51 miles south-east of Worcester
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Launton is 52 miles north-west of City of London
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Launton is 52 miles south-east of Birmingham