Linton is located in the county of Cambridgeshire, Eastern England, five miles north of the town of Saffron Walden, ten miles south-east of the major city of Cambridge, and 44 miles north of London. Linton lies just north-west of the Essex border. Linton falls within the district council of South Cambridgeshire, under the county council of Cambridgeshire. It is in the CB21 postcode district. The post town for Linton is Cambridge.
Linton is in the ceremonial county of Cambridgeshire, the historic county of Cambridgeshire, and the administrative county of Cambridgeshire.
Linton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Cambridgeshire, and towards the easternmost extremity of Cambridgeshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Linton is CB21 4LP.
Linton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CB21 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CB21 postcode district.
The post town for Linton is Cambridge. Linton is in the CB21 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cambridge.
The centre of Linton is located at position 52.09753° latitude and 0.28408° longitude.
The centre of Linton is located at the grid reference easting 556554 and northing 246815 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Linton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Linton to the centre of the town.
Position of Linton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Linton to the centre of the city.