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Where is Letchworth?

Letchworth is located in the county of Hertfordshire, Eastern England, two miles south-west of the town of Baldock, five miles north of the major town of Stevenage, and 32 miles north of London. Letchworth lies just south-east of the Bedfordshire border. Letchworth falls within the district council of North Hertfordshire, under the county council of Hertfordshire. It is in the SG6 postcode district.

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

Letchworth on a map

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

Which county is Letchworth in?

Letchworth is in the ceremonial county of Hertfordshire, the historic county of Hertfordshire, and the administrative county of Hertfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyHertfordshire
Historic CountyHertfordshire
Administrative CountyHertfordshire

Where is Letchworth in Hertfordshire?

Letchworth is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Hertfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Hertfordshire.

Map showing location of Letchworth within Hertfordshire
Location of Letchworth within Hertfordshire

What is the postcode for Letchworth?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Letchworth is SG6 3PF.

Where is Letchworth in SG6?

Letchworth is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SG6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SG6 postcode district.

Map showing location of Letchworth within SG6
Location of Letchworth within SG6

What is the latitude and longitude of Letchworth?

The centre of Letchworth is located at position 51.97709° latitude and -0.22997° longitude.

Latitude51.97709°
Longitude-0.22997°

What is the easting and northing of Letchworth?

The centre of Letchworth is located at the grid reference easting 521671 and northing 232438 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting521671
Northing232438

What are the nearest towns to Letchworth?

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

south-west
2m
Letchworth is 2 miles south-west of Baldock
south
3m
Letchworth is 3 miles south of Stotfold
north-east
3m
Letchworth is 3 miles north-east of Hitchin
north
5m
Letchworth is 5 miles north of Stevenage
south-east
6m
Letchworth is 6 miles south-east of Shefford
south
8m
Letchworth is 8 miles south of Biggleswade
west
9m
Letchworth is 9 miles west of Buntingford
south-west
10m
Letchworth is 10 miles south-west of Royston
south
10m
Letchworth is 10 miles south of Potton
north-east
10m
Letchworth is 10 miles north-east of Luton

What are the nearest cities to Letchworth?

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

north
16m
Letchworth is 16 miles north of St Albans
south-west
22m
Letchworth is 22 miles south-west of Cambridge
north
33m
Letchworth is 33 miles north of City of London
north
33m
Letchworth is 33 miles north of London
north
33m
Letchworth is 33 miles north of City of Westminster
north-west
34m
Letchworth is 34 miles north-west of Chelmsford
south-west
36m
Letchworth is 36 miles south-west of Ely
south
41m
Letchworth is 41 miles south of Peterborough
east
47m
Letchworth is 47 miles east of Oxford
south-east
59m
Letchworth is 59 miles south-east of Leicester

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