Where is Merton?

Merton is located in the county of Oxfordshire, South East England, three miles south of the town of Bicester, eight miles north-east of the major city of Oxford, and 50 miles north-west of London. Merton lies two miles west of the Buckinghamshire border. Merton falls within the district council of Cherwell, under the county council of Oxfordshire. It is in the OX25 postcode district. The post town for Merton is Bicester.

Merton on a map

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

Which county is Merton in?

Merton is in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, the historic county of Oxfordshire, and the administrative county of Oxfordshire.

Ceremonial CountyOxfordshire
Historic CountyOxfordshire
Administrative CountyOxfordshire

Where is Merton in Oxfordshire?

Merton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Oxfordshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Oxfordshire.

Location of Merton within Oxfordshire

What is the postcode for Merton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Merton is OX25 2NW.

Where is Merton in OX25?

Merton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the OX25 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the OX25 postcode district.

Location of Merton within OX25

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What is the post town for Merton?

The post town for Merton is Bicester. Merton is in the OX25 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Bicester.

What is the latitude and longitude of Merton?

The centre of Merton is located at position 51.85465° latitude and -1.16466° longitude.

Latitude51.85465°
Longitude-1.16466°

What is the easting and northing of Merton?

The centre of Merton is located at the grid reference easting 457630 and northing 217670 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting457630
Northing217670

What are the nearest towns to Merton?

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

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Merton is 3 miles south of Bicester
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Merton is 6 miles north-east of Kidlington
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Merton is 8 miles east of Woodstock
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Merton is 11 miles north-west of Thame
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Merton is 12 miles south of Brackley
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Merton is 13 miles south-west of Buckingham
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Merton is 14 miles south-west of Winslow
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Merton is 14 miles east of Charlbury
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Merton is 14 miles north of Abingdon-on-Thames
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Merton is 15 miles east of Witney

What are the nearest cities to Merton?

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

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Merton is 8 miles north-east of Oxford
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Merton is 36 miles west of St Albans
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Merton is 41 miles south of Coventry
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Merton is 46 miles east of Gloucester
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Merton is 51 miles north-west of London
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Merton is 51 miles south-east of Worcester
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Merton is 51 miles north-west of City of Westminster
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Merton is 52 miles north-west of City of London
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Merton is 53 miles south-east of Birmingham
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Merton is 54 miles south of Leicester