Leyton is located in the county of Greater London, London, five miles south-west of the town of Chigwell, 14 miles south of the major town of Harlow, and six miles north-east of London. Leyton lies four miles south-west of the Essex border, and was historically in the county of Essex. Leyton falls within the London borough council of Waltham Forest, under the Greater London Authority. It is in the E10 postcode district. The post town for Leyton is London.
Leyton is in the ceremonial county of Greater London, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Greater London.
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Leyton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Greater London, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Greater London.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Leyton is E10 6AH.
Leyton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the E10 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the E10 postcode district.
The post town for Leyton is London. Leyton is in the E10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of London.
The centre of Leyton is located at position 51.57387° latitude and -0.00984° longitude.
The centre of Leyton is located at the grid reference easting 538013 and northing 187988 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Leyton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Leyton to the centre of the town.
Position of Leyton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Leyton to the centre of the city.