Lincoln is located in the county of Lincolnshire, East Midlands, four miles north-east of the town of North Hykeham, and 120 miles north of London. Lincoln lies five miles east of the Nottinghamshire border. Lincoln falls within the district council of Lincoln, under the county council of Lincolnshire. It is in the LN1 postcode district. The post town for Lincoln is Lincoln.
Lincoln is in the ceremonial county of Lincolnshire, the historic county of Lincolnshire, and the administrative county of Lincolnshire.
Lincoln 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 Lincoln is LN1 3AE.
Lincoln is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the LN1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the LN1 postcode district.
The post town for Lincoln is Lincoln. Lincoln is in the LN1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lincoln.
The centre of Lincoln is located at position 53.23484° latitude and -0.53844° longitude.
The centre of Lincoln is located at the grid reference easting 497650 and northing 371864 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Lincoln relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Lincoln to the centre of the town.
Position of Lincoln relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Lincoln to the centre of the city.