Lawford is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, one mile south-west of the town of Manningtree, seven miles north-east of the major town of Colchester, and 58 miles north-east of London. Lawford lies just south of the Suffolk border. Lawford falls within the district council of Tendring, under the county council of Essex. It is in the CO11 postcode district. The post town for Lawford is Manningtree.
Lawford is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.
Lawford is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Essex, and towards the easternmost extremity of Essex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Lawford is CO11 2EH.
Lawford is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CO11 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CO11 postcode district.
The post town for Lawford is Manningtree. Lawford is in the CO11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Manningtree.
The centre of Lawford is located at position 51.93856° latitude and 1.04531° longitude.
The centre of Lawford is located at the grid reference easting 609428 and northing 231054 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Lawford relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Lawford to the centre of the town.
Position of Lawford relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Lawford to the centre of the city.