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Where is Lincoln?

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 on a map

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

Which county is Lincoln in?

Lincoln 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 Lincoln in Lincolnshire?

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

Map showing location of Lincoln within Lincolnshire
Location of Lincoln within Lincolnshire

What is the postcode for Lincoln?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Lincoln is LN1 3AE.

Where is Lincoln in LN1?

Lincoln is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the LN1 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the LN1 postcode district.

Map showing location of Lincoln within LN1
Location of Lincoln within LN1

What is the post town for Lincoln?

The post town for Lincoln is Lincoln. Lincoln is in the LN1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Lincoln.

What is the latitude and longitude of Lincoln?

The centre of Lincoln is located at position 53.23484° latitude and -0.53844° longitude.

Latitude53.23484°
Longitude-0.53844°

What is the easting and northing of Lincoln?

The centre of Lincoln is located at the grid reference easting 497650 and northing 371864 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting497650
Northing371864

What are the nearest towns to Lincoln?

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

north-east
4m
Lincoln is 4 miles north-east of North Hykeham
west
10m
Lincoln is 10 miles west of Wragby
south-west
13m
Lincoln is 13 miles south-west of Market Rasen
west
15m
Lincoln is 15 miles west of Woodhall Spa
south-east
15m
Lincoln is 15 miles south-east of Gainsborough
north-east
16m
Lincoln is 16 miles north-east of Newark-on-Trent
south
17m
Lincoln is 17 miles south of Kirton in Lindsey
north
17m
Lincoln is 17 miles north of Sleaford
west
18m
Lincoln is 18 miles west of Horncastle
east
18m
Lincoln is 18 miles east of Retford

What are the nearest cities to Lincoln?

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

north-east
32m
Lincoln is 32 miles north-east of Nottingham
south
36m
Lincoln is 36 miles south of Kingston upon Hull
east
40m
Lincoln is 40 miles east of Sheffield
north-east
45m
Lincoln is 45 miles north-east of Derby
north
47m
Lincoln is 47 miles north of Peterborough
north-east
48m
Lincoln is 48 miles north-east of Leicester
south-east
50m
Lincoln is 50 miles south-east of Wakefield
south-east
55m
Lincoln is 55 miles south-east of York
south-east
57m
Lincoln is 57 miles south-east of Leeds
south-east
63m
Lincoln is 63 miles south-east of Bradford

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