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Where is Loughton?

Loughton is located in the county of Essex, Eastern England, three miles north of the town of Chigwell, eight miles south of the major town of Harlow, and 13 miles north-east of London. Loughton lies two miles north-east of the Greater London border. Loughton falls within the district council of Epping Forest, under the county council of Essex. It is in the IG10 postcode district. The post town for Loughton is Loughton.

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

Loughton on a map

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

Which county is Loughton in?

Loughton is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.

Ceremonial CountyEssex
Historic CountyEssex
Administrative CountyEssex

Where is Loughton in Essex?

Loughton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Essex, and towards the westernmost extremity of Essex.

Map showing location of Loughton within Essex
Location of Loughton within Essex

What is the postcode for Loughton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Loughton is IG10 1LJ.

Where is Loughton in IG10?

Loughton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the IG10 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the IG10 postcode district.

Map showing location of Loughton within IG10
Location of Loughton within IG10

What is the post town for Loughton?

The post town for Loughton is Loughton. Loughton is in the IG10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Loughton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Loughton?

The centre of Loughton is located at position 51.65607° latitude and 0.06687° longitude.

Latitude51.65607°
Longitude0.06687°

What is the easting and northing of Loughton?

The centre of Loughton is located at the grid reference easting 543070 and northing 197276 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting543070
Northing197276

What are the nearest towns to Loughton?

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

north
3m
Loughton is 3 miles north of Chigwell
south-east
3m
Loughton is 3 miles south-east of Waltham Abbey
south-west
3m
Loughton is 3 miles south-west of Epping
south-east
5m
Loughton is 5 miles south-east of Waltham Cross
south-east
6m
Loughton is 6 miles south-east of Cheshunt
south-east
8m
Loughton is 8 miles south-east of Hoddesdon
south
8m
Loughton is 8 miles south of Harlow
south-west
8m
Loughton is 8 miles south-west of Chipping Ongar
west
11m
Loughton is 11 miles west of Brentwood
south
11m
Loughton is 11 miles south of Sawbridgeworth

What are the nearest cities to Loughton?

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

north-east
12m
Loughton is 12 miles north-east of City of London
north-east
13m
Loughton is 13 miles north-east of London
north-east
14m
Loughton is 14 miles north-east of City of Westminster
west
18m
Loughton is 18 miles west of Chelmsford
east
19m
Loughton is 19 miles east of St Albans
south
38m
Loughton is 38 miles south of Cambridge
north-west
51m
Loughton is 51 miles north-west of Canterbury
south
52m
Loughton is 52 miles south of Ely
east
57m
Loughton is 57 miles east of Oxford
north
58m
Loughton is 58 miles north of Brighton and Hove

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