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 is in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, the historic county of Lincolnshire, and the administrative county of Lincolnshire.
Lea is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Lincolnshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Lincolnshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Lea is DN21 5HN.
Lea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the DN21 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the DN21 postcode district.
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The post town for Lea is Gainsborough. Lea is in the DN21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Gainsborough.
The centre of Lea is located at position 53.37006° latitude and -0.75625° longitude.
The centre of Lea is located at the grid reference easting 482851 and northing 386632 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Lea relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Lea to the centre of the town.
Position of Lea relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Lea to the centre of the city.