Maidstone is located in the county of Kent, South East England, five miles east of the town of West Malling, and 33 miles south-east of London. Maidstone falls within the district council of Maidstone, under the county council of Kent. It is in the ME14 postcode district. The post town for Maidstone is Maidstone.
Maidstone is in the ceremonial county of Kent, the historic county of Kent, and the administrative county of Kent.
Maidstone is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Kent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Kent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Maidstone is ME14 1JF.
Maidstone is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the ME14 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the ME14 postcode district.
The post town for Maidstone is Maidstone. Maidstone is in the ME14 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Maidstone.
The centre of Maidstone is located at position 51.27297° latitude and 0.52063° longitude.
The centre of Maidstone is located at the grid reference easting 575921 and northing 155664 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Maidstone relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Maidstone to the centre of the town.
Position of Maidstone relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Maidstone to the centre of the city.