Where is Merston?

Merston is located in the county of West Sussex, South East England, two miles south-east of the city of Chichester, 16 miles west of the major town of Worthing, and 55 miles south-west of London. Merston was historically in the county of Sussex. Merston falls within the district council of Chichester, under the county council of West Sussex. It is in the PO20 postcode district. The post town for Merston is Chichester.

Merston on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Merston
Location of Merston within the UK

Which county is Merston in?

Merston is in the ceremonial county of West Sussex, the historic county of Sussex, and the administrative county of West Sussex.

Ceremonial CountyWest Sussex
Historic CountySussex
Administrative CountyWest Sussex

Where is Merston in West Sussex?

Merston is situated towards the southernmost extremity of West Sussex, and towards the westernmost extremity of West Sussex.

Location of Merston within West Sussex

What is the postcode for Merston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Merston is PO20 1BE.

Where is Merston in PO20?

Merston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the PO20 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the PO20 postcode district.

Location of Merston within PO20

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What is the post town for Merston?

The post town for Merston is Chichester. Merston is in the PO20 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chichester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Merston?

The centre of Merston is located at position 50.82136° latitude and -0.73164° longitude.

Latitude50.82136°
Longitude-0.73164°

What is the easting and northing of Merston?

The centre of Merston is located at the grid reference easting 489439 and northing 103190 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting489439
Northing103190

What are the nearest towns to Merston?

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

4m
Merston is 4 miles north-west of Bognor Regis
7m
Merston is 7 miles north of Selsey
8m
Merston is 8 miles west of Arundel
8m
Merston is 8 miles west of Littlehampton
9m
Merston is 9 miles east of Emsworth
11m
Merston is 11 miles south of Midhurst
11m
Merston is 11 miles east of Havant
13m
Merston is 13 miles south-west of Petworth
14m
Merston is 14 miles south-east of Horndean
16m
Merston is 16 miles south-east of Petersfield

What are the nearest cities to Merston?

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

2m
Merston is 2 miles south-east of Chichester
16m
Merston is 16 miles east of Portsmouth
26m
Merston is 26 miles west of Brighton and Hove
30m
Merston is 30 miles east of Southampton
30m
Merston is 30 miles south-east of Winchester
50m
Merston is 50 miles east of Salisbury
54m
Merston is 54 miles south-west of City of Westminster
54m
Merston is 54 miles south-west of London
55m
Merston is 55 miles south-west of City of London
67m
Merston is 67 miles south of St Albans