Where is Lea?

Lea is located in the county of Lincolnshire, East Midlands, two miles south of the town of Gainsborough, 13 miles north-west of the major city of Lincoln, and 131 miles north of London. Lea lies just north-east of the Nottinghamshire border. Lea falls within the district council of West Lindsey, under the county council of Lincolnshire. It is in the DN21 postcode district. The post town for Lea is Gainsborough.

Lea on a map

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

Which county is Lea in?

Lea is in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, the historic county of Lincolnshire, and the administrative county of Lincolnshire.

Ceremonial CountyLincolnshire
Historic CountyLincolnshire
Administrative CountyLincolnshire

Where is Lea in Lincolnshire?

Lea is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lincolnshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lincolnshire.

Location of Lea within Lincolnshire

What is the postcode for Lea?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lea is DN21 5HN.

Where is Lea in DN21?

Lea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DN21 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DN21 postcode district.

Location of Lea within DN21

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What is the post town for Lea?

The post town for Lea is Gainsborough. Lea is in the DN21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gainsborough.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lea?

The centre of Lea is located at position 53.37006° latitude and -0.75625° longitude.

Latitude53.37006°
Longitude-0.75625°

What is the easting and northing of Lea?

The centre of Lea is located at the grid reference easting 482851 and northing 386632 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting482851
Northing386632

What are the nearest towns to Lea?

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

2m
Lea is 2 miles south of Gainsborough
8m
Lea is 8 miles north-east of Retford
10m
Lea is 10 miles south-west of Kirton in Lindsey
11m
Lea is 11 miles south of Epworth
12m
Lea is 12 miles east of Bawtry
14m
Lea is 14 miles north-west of North Hykeham
15m
Lea is 15 miles east of Tickhill
16m
Lea is 16 miles east of Worksop
16m
Lea is 16 miles south of Scunthorpe
17m
Lea is 17 miles south of Crowle

What are the nearest cities to Lea?

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

13m
Lea is 13 miles north-west of Lincoln
29m
Lea is 29 miles east of Sheffield
31m
Lea is 31 miles south-west of Kingston upon Hull
33m
Lea is 33 miles north-east of Nottingham
37m
Lea is 37 miles south-east of Wakefield
43m
Lea is 43 miles north-east of Derby
43m
Lea is 43 miles south of York
44m
Lea is 44 miles south-east of Leeds
50m
Lea is 50 miles south-east of Bradford
53m
Lea is 53 miles north of Leicester