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.
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Loughton is in the ceremonial county of Essex, the historic county of Essex, and the administrative county of Essex.
Loughton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Essex, and towards the westernmost extremity of Essex.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Loughton is IG10 1LJ.
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.
The post town for Loughton is Loughton. Loughton is in the IG10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Loughton.
The centre of Loughton is located at position 51.65607° latitude and 0.06687° longitude.
The centre of Loughton is located at the grid reference easting 543070 and northing 197276 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Loughton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Loughton to the centre of the town.
Position of Loughton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Loughton to the centre of the city.